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appease

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Definition satisfy or pacify (make less angry or upset) — typically by giving something wanted
  • The President is thought to have made the statement to appease the party faithful.
appease = satisfy or pacify (bring peace and calm among)
  • If I fail English because I didn't do my homework, there will be no appeasing my mother.
  • appeasing = pacifying (making less angry or upset)
  • Nothing could console and nothing could appease her.
    Austen, Jane  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • I must try and appease him some way or another.
    Henrik Ibsen  --  A Doll's House
  • appease = satisfy or pacify (make less angry or upset)
  • Someone had the idea of appeasing his thirst by eating the snow.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • appeasing = satisfying or calming
  • be patient till we have appeased the multitude
    William Shakespeare  --  Julius Caesar
  • appeased = pacified (made less angry or upset)
  • On the morning after the village crier's appeal the men of Umuofia met in the marketplace and decided to collect without delay two hundred and fifty bags of cowries to appease the white man.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • appease = satisfy (make less angry)
  • Descend and appease your hunger with our bread and quench your thirst with our wine.
    Kahlil Gibran  --  The Prophet
  • appease = satisfy or calm
  • ...the Deep Magic will be appeased.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • appeased = satisfied (its demands met, so it will not be angry or upset)
  • He didn't want to know that he had an unstable mother who'd gotten rid of him to appease a goddess.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • appease = pacify (make less angry or upset)
  • To offer up a weak, poor, innocent lamb
    To appease an angry god.
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • appease = satisfy or pacify (make less angry)
  • Enough guavas to appease even the greediest Island santo for life!
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • appease = satisfy
  • An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
    Sir Winston Churchill
  • To appease an angry god.
    Shakespeare, William  --  Macbeth
  • All night long they sought to appease the glorious goddess, quaking with fear.
    Homer  --  Collection Of Hesiod, Homer and Homerica
  • Being utterly destitute of provisions, they were again compelled to kill one of their horses to appease their famishing hunger.
    Irving, Washington  --  Astoria or Anecdotes  of an enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains
  • Nothing Uncle Andrew could say would appease her.
    Montgomery, Lucy Maud  --  The Golden Road
  • So you were ordered to hand me the note only in the last resort, and if you could not otherwise appease me?
    Dostoyevsky, Fyodor  --  The Gambler
  • Satisfy the populace; I undertake to appease the bailiff, who will appease monsieur the cardinal.
    Hugo, Victor  --  Notre-Dame de Paris
  • Say to him, then, Edwards, say to him, all that can appease his anguish.
    Cooper, James Fenimore  --  The Pioneers

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