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Peacenik, Pacifist, Pacific

Peacenik, Pacifist, Pacific
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Shunning violence, Mahatma Gandhi with his belief in peace, and promoting peace, propelled British India to become politically independent.

Shunning violence, Mahatma Gandhi with his belief in peace, and promoting peace, propelled British India to become politically independent.

Peace is the need of the hour, and of all the times. United Nations and many countries across the world strive to protect peace amidst us, and promote peace.

Peace is having harmonious relations, freedom from disputes between countries and among the people in an area, absence of war,
Peace is absence of stress, absence of anxiety, and absence of conflict.

Peace is the prevalence of security in public places.
Peace treaties are those that cease hostilities, end conflicts and disputes.
People strive to live in peace.

Peace the noun is also used as a verb: to make peace, to put peace, to be at peace is the primary mission of the United Nations. Peace in the sense of verb is a neologism.
Informally, peace functions as interjection: be quiet! Silence!

The phrases and compound words formed out of peace are peace and quiet, peace dividend, peace in our time, peace lily, peace march, peace of mind, Peace of Westphalia,
Peacetime is the period or time of absence of war.

Peacenik is the person who prefers to shun armed conflicts and prefers to negotiate to end disputes.

Peaceniks are those in the foreign affairs of a country striving to end conflicts and disputes with negotiations.

“A small man intoxicated by being allowed to run around with the big aggressive powerful boys after so many years as a corduroy-clad peacenik.” –George Galloway
Pacific is an adjective meaning something or someone in a peaceful state, peaceful in character as opposed to conflicts, peaceful in intent, disposed to peace; promoting peace, relating to or bordering to the Pacific Ocean.

Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the world, and its shortened form is Pacific.
Pacifist is the promoter of peace.

“The vast Pacific Ocean has ample space for China and the United States. We welcome a constructive role by the United States in promoting peace, stability and prosperity in the region.

We also hope that the United States will fully respect and accommodate the major interests and legitimate concerns of Asia-Pacific countries.” –Xi Jinping
There are many compound words formed out of Pacific: Pacific cod, pacific giant salamander, pacific hemlock, pacific bottlenose dolphin, pacific blackchin…

Irene or Eirene is the goddess of peace, and also a deity of the season of spring and keeper of the gates to heaven.
The peace symbols are dove, olive branch, and 21st September is observed as the International Peace Day. -Kovuuri G Reddy

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