(PAY-see, PAH-chay, PAH-kay)
With due respect to. (used to express polite disagreement)
From Latin pace (in peace), from pax (peace). Ultimately from the Indo-European root pag-/pak- (to fasten) that is also the source of peace, pacify, pact, travel, compact, pagan, and peasant.
"The movie Scoop (pace my friend and occasional critical contributor to this page who reviewed it favorably) is merely another mark of Woody Allen's descent into insubstantiality."
Steffen Silvis; Plenty Up His Sleeve; The Prague Post (Czech Republic); Jan 10, 2007. http://wordsmith.org/words/pace.html