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Adv.1.placatingly - in a placating manner; "Jenny smiled placatingly"
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He whined placatingly, squirmed and wriggled to show his good will and intentions, and even ventured, as a bribe for peace, to lick Buck's face with his warm wet tongue.
He is, of course, much more enamoured with her sister, who smiles placatingly and listens carefully as Apostoloff waxes lyrical on the Bulgarian National Revival.
Brody took both hands out of his pockets and gestured placatingly at her.