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appease
used in A Man Named Dave

3 uses
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Definition
satisfy or pacify (make less angry or upset) — typically by giving something wanted
  • Mother seemed to attempt to appease Grandmother but only to a limit.
    p. 123.3
  • Without hesitation—just as I always had when faced with a confrontation that dealt with others' feelings—I appeased her by shutting up, swallowing my pride, and forgetting about it.
    p. 147.7
  • But because of giving myself away so many times, for so many years, only to appease others, in hope of their acceptance, I hesitated.
    p. 253.4

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