Posted on: November 11, 2014

Word of the Day: Irenic

Word of the Day: Irenic

Word of the Day:Irenic

Irenic (adj.): favoring, conducive to, or operating toward peace, moderation, or conciliation (“Irenic”, 2014, para. 1).

Examples:
” …they depicted a fierce enemy whose history and culture stood in sharp contrast to that of irenic Americans.(Lambert, 2007 as cited in “Irenic”, 2014).

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Reference

Irenic. (2014). In Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved from http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/irenic