Definition of Appease. Meaning of Appease. Synonyms of Appease

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Definition of Appease

Appease
Appease Ap*pease", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Appealed; p. pr. & vb. n. Appeasing.] [OE. apesen, apaisen, OF. apaisier, apaissier, F. apaiser, fr. a (L. ad) + OF. pais peace, F. paix, fr. L. pax, pacis. See Peace.] To make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to still; to pacify; to dispel (anger or hatred); as, to appease the tumult of the ocean, or of the passions; to appease hunger or thirst. Syn: To pacify; quiet; conciliate; propitiate; assuage; compose; calm; allay; hush; soothe; tranquilize.

Meaning of Appease from wikipedia

- distinction between appeasers and anti-appeasers. "Few appeasers were really prepared to s**** peace at any price; few, if any, anti-appeasers were prepared...
- 2011. Retrieved 28 July 2011. Breivik accuses the Indian government of appeasing Muslims and "proselytising Christian missionaries who illegally convert...
- shamanistic, with a well-developed mythology primarily concerned with appeasing a vengeful and fingerless sea goddess who controlled the success of the...
- journalist E. H. Carr's pro-Soviet views, Orwell stated that "all the appeasers, e.g. Professor E.H. Carr, have switched their allegiance from Hitler...
- Pierrepont in his place. Grant's new cabinet appointments temporarily appeased reformers. When the Democrats took control of the House in 1875, they launched...
- both religious and secular Jews in Israel. This situation was designed to appease the religious sector, and has been upheld indefinitely through the disproportionate...
- Dog appeasing pheromone (DAP), sometimes known as apasine, is a mixture of esters of fatty acids released by the sebaceous glands in the inter-mammary...
- royal bedchamber, they gazed upon Louis, who was feigning sleep, were appeased, and then quietly departed. The threat to the royal family prompted Anne...
- indicating that he felt the team's decisions were centered on a desire to appease Bryant to the exclusion of all other concerns, and O'Neal promptly demanded...
- as Lord Birkenhead and Winston Churchill announced opposition to "the appeasers of Gandhi", in their discussions with European diplomats who sympathised...
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