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3 definitions found
 for peacemaker
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Peacemaker \Peace"mak`er\, n.
     One who makes peace by reconciling parties that are at
     variance. --Matt. v. 9.
     [1913 Webster] --{Peace"mak`ing, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  peacemaker
      n 1: someone who tries to bring peace [syn: conciliator,
           make-peace, pacifier, peacemaker, reconciler]
      2: a belt-fed machine gun capable of firing more than 500 rounds
         per minute; used by United States troops in World War II and
         the Korean War [syn: Browning machine gun, Peacemaker]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  55 Moby Thesaurus words for "peacemaker":
     adjudicator, alleviative, alleviator, anodyne, appeaser,
     arbitrator, assuager, balm, calmative, conchie, conciliator,
     conscientious objector, cushion, diplomat, dolorifuge, dove,
     family counselor, go-between, interceder, intermediary,
     intermediator, lenitive, make-peace, marriage counselor, mediator,
     mitigator, moderator, modulator, mollifier, negotiator,
     pacificator, pacificist, pacifier, pacifist, palliative,
     peace lover, peacekeeper, peacemonger, peacenik, placater,
     propitiator, reconciler, referee, restraining hand, salve,
     sedative, shock absorber, smoother-over, soother, soothing syrup,
     stabilizer, temperer, tranquilizer, umpire, wiser head
  
  

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