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as in adorable
having qualities that tend to make one loved a thoroughly disarming little rascal who can talk his way out of any trouble

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as in pacifying
tending to lessen or avoid conflict or hostility the secretary's disarming smile made me forget why I was angry

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disarming

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verb

present participle of disarm
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as in demilitarizing
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

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as in appeasing
to lessen the anger or agitation of her future father-in-law was totally disarmed by her easy charm

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“Disarming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disarming. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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