Placatory



[pley-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, plak-uh-] /ˈpleɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈplæk ə-/

adjective
1.
serving, tending, or intended to :
a placatory reply.
/pləˈkeɪtərɪ; -trɪ/
adjective
1.
placating or intended to placate
adj.

1630s, from Latin placatorius “pertaining to appeasing,” from placat-, past participle stem of placare “to appease” (see placate).

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