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 (plăk′ə-bəl, plā′kə-)
Easily calmed or pacified; tolerant.

[Middle English, agreeable, from Old French, from Latin plācābilis, from plācāre, to calm; see plāk- in Indo-European roots.]

plac′a·bil′i·ty n.
plac′a·bly adv.
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"Aye, aye," said Dunstan, very placably, "you do me justice, I see.
"I prefer it," said Putnam, placably. "I'm old-fashioned myself; and the things keep together."
Bolingbroke was attainted as a traitor, but was placably restored to his property and inheritance in 1723 during the premiership of Sir Robert Walpole.