Chinese words with 宁 character meaning (HSK)

NING4, KE3
preferably, one would prefer to...(or not to...), would rather, (would) be better to, (to pick) the lesser of two evils

AN1, NING2
peaceful, tranquil, calm, composed

NING4, KEN3
would rather..., it would be better..., would prefer

NING4, YUAN4
would rather, better