[PLAK-ayt]

transitive verb

 To appease; to pacify, especially by making concessions.

The apologetic brothel manager told us that the blonde was on the house, which barely placated my friend.


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Placate.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/placate. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “placate”, accessed October 23, 2020, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/placate.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Placate. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/placate


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