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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Tending to allay suspicion or hostility; winning favor or confidence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun act of reducing or depriving of weapons.
  • adjective capable of allaying suspicion or hostility and inspiring confidence.
  • adjective capable of allaying hostility.

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  • verb Present participle of disarm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun act of reducing or depriving of arms
  • adjective capable of allaying hostility

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