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The sight of his broken coffee mug incensed Mr. Sacks, but we soon managed to pacify him by explaining it was an accident.
Which of the following words is an antonym that provides a clue to the meaning of incensed?

A pacify

The word pacify is an antonym of the word incensed. Mr. Sacks is incensed, or very angry, about his broken mug, but then calms down when he learns the explanation. Answer pacify is correct.