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appease
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)

7 uses
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Definition
satisfy or pacify (make less angry or upset) — typically by giving something wanted
  • If you submit, the thunderer stands appeased; The gracious power is willing to be pleased.
    Book 1 (96% in)
  • Thus pray'd the king, and heaven's great father heard His vows, in bitterness of soul preferr'd: The wrath appeased, by happy signs declares, And gives the people to their monarch's prayers.
    Book 8 (43% in)
  • Jupiter, awaking, sees the Trojans repulsed from the trenches, Hector in a swoon, and Neptune at the head of the Greeks: he is highly incensed at the artifice of Juno, who appeases him by her submissions; she is then sent to Iris and Apollo.
    Book 15 (1% in)
  • Their pain soft arts of pharmacy can ease, Thy breast alone no lenitives appease.
    Book 16 (6% in)
  • My martial troops, my treasures are thy own: This instant from the navy shall be sent Whate'er Ulysses promised at thy tent: But thou! appeased, propitious to our prayer, Resume thy arms, and shine again in war."
    Book 19 (33% in)
  • ...despair, prepares to fight; he receives from a divinity new armour, is reconciled with his general and, thirsting for glory and revenge, enacts prodigies of valour, recovers the victory, slays the enemy's chief, honours his friend with superb funeral rites, and exercises a cruel vengeance on the body of his destroyer; but finally appeased by the tears and prayers of the father of the slain warrior, restores to the old man the corpse of his son, which he buries with due solemnities.
    Footnotes (14% in)
  • The infernal and evil deities were to be appeased with black victims.
    Footnotes (32% in)

There are no more uses of "appease" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope).

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