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appeasement the policy of making concessions to aggressors in order to keep the peace. [1/2 definitions]
beatific characterized by or exhibiting great contentment, peace, or joy; blissful. [1/2 definitions]
bury the hatchet to forget past conflicts; make peace.
calumet a long-stemmed, decorated tobacco pipe used by North American Indians in ceremonies, esp. promoting peace and friendship; peace pipe.
civil marriage a marriage performed by a government official, such as a justice of the peace, rather than a clergyman.
coexist to be at peace with another, esp. if differences exist. [1/2 definitions]
constable a peace officer, esp. in a small town or village. [1/2 definitions]
Desmond Tutu South African cleric and leader in the struggle against apartheid, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 (b.1931).
disorderly violating or disturbing public peace or order. [1/3 definitions]
disquiet lack of mental calm or peace; anxiety; uneasiness. [1/2 definitions]
dove1 one who advocates peace or a policy of conciliation and opposes war or aggressive policies. (Cf. hawk1.) [2/4 definitions]
Fourteen Points the provisions of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson's proposed plan for peace in Europe after World War I, first enumerated in a speech to the U.S. Congress in 1918. The 1919 Treaty of Versailles, which officially ended the war, ultimately included only four of the Fourteen Points, including the creation of a League of Nations.
heartsease peace of mind; tranquillity. [1/2 definitions]
home any place where one feels secure or at peace. [1/16 definitions]
Irene in Greek mythology, the goddess personifying peace; Pax.
irenic tending to promote peace; peaceful; conciliatory.
John F. Kennedy the 35th President of the United States (1961-1963), who pursued a foreign policy of anti-Communism, established the Peace Corps, and worked for civil rights in the United States. He was assassinated in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963 (b.1917--d.1963).
J.P. abbreviation of "Justice of the Peace," the lowest level of magistrate in some U. S. states, whose jurisdiction is usu. part of a county and whose duties include administering oaths, performing marriages, and trying minor cases.
kiss of peace in Christian ritual, an embrace, handshake, or the like given as a sign of peace, unity, and love.
League of Nations an international federation of nations founded in 1919 to promote world peace and cooperation, formally disbanded in 1946, and superseded by the United Nations.
magistrate a public official who exercises a judicial or executive function, such as a mayor or justice of the peace.