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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)
  • 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
  • If we ran after her and tried to appease her, it did no good.
    Cather, Willa  --  My Antonia

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