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peace·a·ble

 (pē′sə-bəl)
adj.
1. Inclined or disposed to peace; promoting calm: They met in a peaceable spirit.
2. Peaceful; undisturbed.

peace′a·ble·ness n.
peace′a·bly adv.

peaceable

(ˈpiːsəbəl)
adj
1. inclined towards peace
2. tranquil; calm
ˈpeaceableness n
ˈpeaceably adv

peace•a•ble

(ˈpi sə bəl)

adj.
1. inclined or disposed to avoid strife or dissension.
2. peaceful; tranquil.
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle French]
peace′a•ble•ness, n.
peace′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.peaceable - inclined or disposed to peace; "they met in a peaceable spirit"; "peace-loving citizens"
peaceful, peaceable - not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war; "a peaceful nation"; "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful Christmas"; "peaceful sleep"
2.peaceable - not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war; "a peaceful nation"; "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful Christmas"; "peaceful sleep"
nonaggressive, unaggressive - not aggressive; not given to fighting or assertiveness
amicable - characterized by friendship and good will
quiet - characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity; "a quiet life"; "a quiet throng of onlookers"; "quiet peace-loving people"; "the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years"
nonviolent - abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence
3.peaceable - disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature; "the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force"; "a quiet and peaceable person"; "in a peaceable and orderly manner"
peaceful, peaceable - not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war; "a peaceful nation"; "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful Christmas"; "peaceful sleep"

peaceable

adjective peace-loving, friendly, gentle, peaceful, mild, conciliatory, amiable, pacific, amicable, placid, inoffensive, dovish, unwarlike, nonbelligerent Many normally peaceable people were outraged.

peaceable

adjective
Inclined or disposed to peace; not quarrelsome or unruly:
Translations
مُحب للسَّلام، مُسالِم
mírumilovný
fredelig
rauhaarakastavarauhanomainen
friîsamur
fredsommeligfredsæl
mierumilovný
barışseversakin

peaceable

[ˈpiːsəbl] ADJpacífico

peaceable

[ˈpiːsəbəl] adjpaisible, pacifique

peaceable

adj settlement, discussionfriedlich; person, nature alsofriedfertig, friedliebend

peaceable

[ˈpiːsəbl] adjpacifico/a

peace

(piːs) noun
1. (sometimes with a) (a time of) freedom from war; (a treaty or agreement which brings about) the end or stopping of a war. Does our country want peace or war?; (also adjective) a peace treaty.
2. freedom from disturbance; quietness. I need some peace and quiet.
ˈpeaceable adjective
liking peace; not fighting, quarrelling etc. He's a peaceable person.
ˈpeaceably adverb
ˈpeaceful adjective
quiet; calm; without worry or disturbance. It's very peaceful in the country.
ˈpeacefully adverb
ˈpeacefulness noun
ˈpeacemaker noun
a person who tries to make peace between enemies, people who are quarrelling etc. When my brother and sister quarrel I act as peacemaker.
ˈpeace-offering noun
something offered or given to make peace. She took him a drink as a peace-offering.
ˈpeacetime noun
a time when there is no war. Even in peacetime, a soldier's life is hard.
at peace
not at war; not fighting. The two countries were at peace.
in peace
1. without disturbance. Why can't you leave me in peace?
2. not wanting to fight. They said they came in peace.
make peace
to agree to end a war. The two countries finally made peace (with each other).
peace of mind
freedom from worry etc.
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For the Princes servants of the Rede Bull-An oulde <play called the> Peacable Kinge or the lord Mendall former<ly allowed of by Sir> George Bucke & likewise by mee & because <itt was free from adition> or reformation I tooke no fee this 19th [Aug.sup.t].
The weight had been lifted, Neal noted, but he encouraged auditors to pray that "all penal Laws for Religion" and impediments to the "peacable [sic] Profession" of the Christian faith might be removed.
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burn up your Charity for modest and peacable Dissenters." (133) The message of the Manner Societies heavily emphasized both cooperation and toleration.
Notably, the National Advocate reported gleefully on September 21, 1821, the arrest of two of the company members so that, "though the sable audience retired peacable to their homes[,] Richard and Catesby were unfortunately taken by the watch." Given that the arrest of one of these actors on the charge of battery occurred "when [he was] engaged trimming the Public Lamps," (34) it is clear that the so-called battery was provoked.
McGough, a peacable sort of cove, later noticed that The Cavern DJ was walking around clutching a butcher's apron to his nose.
Greven, Four Generations: Population, Land, and Family in Colonial Andover, Massachusetts (Ithaca, 1970); Kenneth Lockridge, A New England Town--The First Hundred Years: Dedham Massachusetts, 1636-1736 (New York, 1970); and Michael Zuckerman, Peacable Kingdoms: New England Towns in the Eighteenth Century (New York, 1970).
The Presbyterian, John Vicars, likens the Presbyterians to the little children protected by Jesus, "innocent and peacable Little-ones of the Presbyterian party, his undoubted beloved ones" (Picture of Independency 15).
Best and Martin Robra, eds, Geneva, WCC, 1997; Stanley Hauerwas, The Peacable Kingdom, Notre Dame, IN, Notre Dame Press, p.99: "The church does not have a social ethic; the church is a social ethic."
Also Boarded the old Vermont, Virginia &c not by force of arms but in a peacable manner, also visited the rope walks &c.

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