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disarm

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of disarm

  1. 1 to reduce the size and strength of the armed forces of <the defeated nation was disarmed so that it would never again be a threat to international order> Synonyms demilitarize Related Words demobilize; denuclearize Near Antonyms equip, reequip, weapon; embattle, mechanize, mobilize Antonyms arm, militarize

  2. 2 to lessen the anger or agitation of <her future father-in-law was totally disarmed by her easy charm> Synonyms appease, assuage, conciliate, pacify, gentle, mollify, placate, propitiateRelated Words calm, comfort, console, content, hush, quiet, soothe, tranquilize (also tranquillize); endear (to), ingratiate; delight, gladden, gratify, please; adulate, blarney, flatter, overpraise, soft-soap; quench, sate, satiate, satisfy; cater (to), humor, indulge; blandish, cajole, coax, sweet-talk, wheedle; baby, coddle, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil; dulcify, sweetenNear Antonyms aggravate, annoy, antagonize, bother, bug, burn (up), chafe, cross, exasperate, gall, get, grate, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, pique, put out, rankle, rile, roil, ruffle, vex; provoke, rouse; harass, harry, persecute, pester; agitate, discomfort, distress, disturb, fret, perturb, unhinge, unsettle, upset, worry; affront, insult, offend, slightAntonyms anger, enrage, incense, inflame (also enflame), infuriate, ire, madden, outrage




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