pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle(verb)
cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
"She managed to mollify the angry customer"
quell, stay, appease(verb)
overcome or allay
"quell my hunger"
make peace with
To make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to dispel (anger or hatred).
to appease the tumult of the ocean
To come to terms with; to adapt to the demands of.
They appeased the angry gods with burnt offerings.
Origin: From apesen, from apeser, from a + pais, modification of French paix; 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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ap-pēz′, v.t. to pacify: propitiate one who is angry: to quiet: to allay: to pacify by granting demands.—adj. Appeas′able.—n. Appease′ment, the action of appeasing: the state of being appeased.—adv. Appeas′ingly. [O. Fr. apese-r, to bring to peace—L. pac-em, peace.]
The numerical value of appease in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of appease in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of appease in a Sentence
I need not any external to appease my internal.
There are some who for varying reasons would appease Red China.
To try and appease the Chinese would just encourage the Chinese to be more provocative.
The concept of internal customers suits the wimpy organization headed by a wimp who tries to appease everyone and satisfy no-one.
I will seek to appease their concerns and I will do everything in my power to find a permanent, legitimate and transparent solution.
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- утолявам, укротявам, облекчавамBulgarian
- friedlich stimmen, besänftigenGerman
- calmar, aplacar, apaciguarSpanish
- calmare, pacificare, placareItalian
- stille, roeNorwegian
- успокаивать, умиротворятьRussian
- stilla, mildra, lugna, släcka, blidkaSwedish
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