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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (I) Individual Volition
Section IV. Antagonism
2. Active Antagonism
 
721. Peace.
 
  
NOUN:PEACE; amity (friendship) [See Friendship]; pacifism; harmony (concord) [See Concord]; tranquillity (quiescence) [See Quiescence]; truce (pacification) [See Pacification]; pipe of peace, calumet.
  piping time of peace, quiet life; neutrality.
  
VERB:BE AT PEACE; keep the peace (concord) [See Concord]; make peace [See Pacification]; pacify; be a pacifist.
  
ADJECTIVE:PACIFIC; peaceable, peaceful; calm, tranquil, untroubled, halcyon; bloodless; neutral, pacifistic, “too proud to fight” [Woodrow Wilson].
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. The storm blown over.
  2. The lion lies down with the lamb.
  3. All quiet on the Potomac.
  4. Paritur pax bello.—Nepos
  5. Peace hath her victories no less renowned than war.—Milton
  6. The peace of fact is not the peace of principle.—Amiel
  7. Peace is a goddess only when she comes with sword girt on thigh.—Roosevelt

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