Antonyms for pacify:

incite, excite, irritate, arouse, nettle, aggravate, vex, agitate, provoke.

Synonyms for pacify:

Sense 1

calm down, detente, peacetime, armistice, dulcify, disarm, peaceful, balance of power, peace process, peacekeeping, nonaggression, peace, ceasefire, cool down, Dovish, interwar.

Sense 2

truce, peacemaker.





Sense 1 (noun)

cool down, calm down.

Sense 2 (noun)

balance of power, detente, Dovish, ceasefire, armistice, peace, interwar, nonaggression.

Sense 3 (noun)


pacify (noun)

assuage, conciliate, lenify, mollify, appease, gruntle, placate, gentle.

calm (verb)

lull, console, placate, assuage, sedate, allay, still, appease, quell.

make peaceful; appease (verb)

cool, compose, subdue, moderate, tranquilize, quiet, still, propitiate, soften, allay, dulcify, mollify, relieve, assuage, placate, quell, temper, conciliate, lull, soothe, calm.

moderate (verb)

compose, ease, relax, soften, subdue, abate, tranquilize, restrain, soothe, quiet, cool, moderate, calm, alleviate.

pacify (verb)

mollify, hush, reconcile, ebb, smooth, conciliate, stabilize, defuse, relieve.

soothe (verb)

comfort, becalm.

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