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peaceable

peaceable

adjective peace·able \ˈpē-sə-bəl\

: not liking or wanting to fight or argue

: not involving violence or fighting

Full Definition of PEACEABLE

1
a :  disposed to peace :  not contentious or quarrelsome
b :  quietly behaved
2
:  free from strife or disorder
peace·able·ness noun
peace·ably \-blē\ adverb

Examples of PEACEABLE

  1. He has a peaceable nature.
  2. The crowd dispersed in a peaceable manner.

First Known Use of PEACEABLE

14th century

Rhymes with PEACEABLE

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