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 for pacifier
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pacifier \Pac"i*fi`er\, n.
     1. One who or that which pacifies.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A small device, usually of rubber or plastic containing a
        protruding nipple-shaped portion which a baby may place in
        its mouth and suck on; -- it is used to keep babies

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: someone who tries to bring peace [syn: conciliator,
           make-peace, pacifier, peacemaker, reconciler]
      2: anything that serves to pacify
      3: device used for an infant to suck or bite on [syn:
         comforter, pacifier, baby's dummy, teething ring]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  111 Moby Thesaurus words for "pacifier":
     Amytal, Amytal pill, Demerol, Dolophine, H, Luminal, Luminal pill,
     M, Mickey Finn, Nembutal, Nembutal pill, Seconal, Seconal pill,
     Tuinal, Tuinal pill, alcohol, alleviative, alleviator,
     amobarbital sodium, analgesic, anodyne, appeaser, assuager, balm,
     barb, barbiturate, barbiturate pill, black stuff, blue, blue angel,
     blue devil, blue heaven, blue velvet, calmative, chloral hydrate,
     codeine, codeine cough syrup, conciliator, cushion, depressant,
     depressor, dolly, dolorifuge, downer, family counselor, goofball,
     hard stuff, heroin, hop, horse, hypnotic, junk, knockout drops,
     laudanum, lenitive, liquor, lotus, make-peace, marriage counselor,
     meperidine, methadone, mitigator, moderator, modulator, mollifier,
     morphia, morphine, narcotic, opiate, opium, pacificator,
     pain killer, palliative, paregoric, peacemaker, pen yan,
     phenobarbital, phenobarbital sodium, propitiator, purple heart,
     quietener, rainbow, reconciler, red, restraining hand, salve, scag,
     secobarbital sodium, sedative, shit, shock absorber, sleep-inducer,
     sleeper, sleeping draught, sleeping pill, smack, smoother-over,
     sodium thiopental, somnifacient, soother, soothing syrup,
     soporific, stabilizer, tar, temperer, tranquilizer, turps,
     white stuff, wiser head, yellow, yellow jacket

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