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appease

This word is also in the group 100 IELTS Words.
  • pacify or placate (someone) by acceding to their demands.
  • relieve or satisfy (a demand or a feeling).
Use the "Sentences" section of the app to practice with different usage examples of the word.

Examples

She knew it was only a nightmare, but somehow that didn’t appease the terror she felt.

I was thinking of putting in another willy story just to appease the constant requests I get.

We eat candy bars as fast as we can peel them to appease our oral fixations and our need for a fix.

The website contains enough hard facts to appease the historians, and leaves enough questions to enthrall the mystery lovers.

I’m strong and weak is doing things that would appease people, and weak is not speaking the truth.

amendments have been added to appease local pressure groups

She agreed to start paying income tax to appease the people as a result.

After some research, I see that one can sacrifice goats in order to gain riches or appease the gods.

And we refuse to appease the aggression and brutality of evil men.

The only thing that it can do now to appease the people would be to resign.

I just hope it will not be one of those cases where they say something will be investigated just to appease the people.

They were getting desperate, and soliciting the same types in order to appease their clients.

God to me is simply an artefact of my brain, a curiosity that has evolved to appease the terrors of contemplating my own end.

I sometimes had to resort to printing out stories from the online edition of my local paper to appease her.

The specter of killing the innocent to appease some nameless fear disgusted even the hardened

He denied that the death of Christ was necessary to satisfy divine justice and appease God’s wrath.

The captain fidgeted as he reached for the words to say to make her understand and to appease her fears.

Once more therapists and appeasers rushed to the scene to end the debate before people could discuss the interesting problems it raised.

I do not believe in vile acquittals, phony appeasements, easy forgiveness.

In a self-protective manner, he concludes that this patient is too fragile to withstand a nephrectomy and appeases his feelings of guilt about silently following the mass noted previously.

The price of appeasing the morbid fears of a society that cannot look death in the eye is a measure that will compound such fears, while setting back medical endeavours to combat the causes of diseases that result in premature death.

To appeasers, rough men are coarse government tools.

Another annoying trend is to ask for an exorbitant amount in the hope that a small amount will be offer as a means of appeasing the aggrieved person.

It soothes, appeases the anger of the outraged, stills the fear of death and reminds us of tripe eaten in former days where there was always a half-filled pot of it on the stove.

They would dispute that they are appeasing him.

Relationships are continuously played out as a game, an endeavour that appeases the passions, as each character presents their vulgar view of the non-existence of love.

Coming off the bench on Wednesday appeased him, but he believes a point may come when he is so upset by his treatment that he will decline to be selected for future squads.

There is a difference, too, between appeasing men of violence and seeking to limit their appeal, just as the leaders of global terror must be separated from those who could become their followers.

Read it if you want to know the cost of appeasing our enemies, and especially if you’re still not quite sure just who are enemy is (hint, it’s not us).

This isn’t quite the same as being a bunch of spineless appeasers.