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placate
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • Rearden hung up the telephone receiver, with a frown of worry, not about the problem of fuel and the end of the California oil fieldsdisasters of this kind had become habitual-but about the fact that the Washington planners found it necessary to placate him.
  • It wasn’t my fault!" he had screamed to her, as if she were the only judge whom he had to placate.

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  • She’s trying to walk a line that will placate both farmers and environmentalists.
  • The dictator is trying to placate the people by giving them a voice in local government.

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