Placate vs Palatable - What's the difference?

placate | palatable |


As a verb placate

is to calm; to bring peace to; to influence someone who was furious to the point that he or she becomes content or at least no longer irate.

As an adjective palatable is

pleasing to the taste, tasty.

placate

English

Verb

(placat)
  • To calm; to bring peace to; to influence someone who was furious to the point that he or she becomes content or at least no longer irate.
  • Synonyms

    * (to calm) appease, mollify, satisfy

    Antonyms

    * (to calm) enrage

    Derived terms

    * placater * placating * placatingly * placation * placative * placatory

    palatable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Pleasing to the taste, tasty.
  • For some instant noodles make a palatable , if not especially nutritious, meal.
  • Tolerable, acceptable.
  • The agreement was palatable to both of them.

    Synonyms

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