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That came just days after Atkins amended the bill to appease opponents concerned it would increase real estate speculation by adding an owner-occupancy requirement.Sacramento Report: SB 9 Still Alive, But Its Impact Might Be Limited|Voice of San Diego|August 20, 2021|Voice of San Diego
The idea here is to appease disgruntled customers and boost the overall star rating, which can bolster sales velocity.Hear me out: FLoC, but as a matchmaking service; Tuesday’s daily brief|George Nguyen|August 10, 2021|Search Engine Land
So we’re providing accounts from seven agents, many of whom describe the experience of being caught between abusive callers and corporate directives to appease.“We’re Not Allowed to Hang Up”: The Harsh Reality of Working in Customer Service|by Ariana Tobin, Ken Armstrong and Justin Elliott, illustrations by Laila Milevski|July 21, 2021|ProPublica
Some critics have accused President Moon of appeasing Kim Jong Un.'This Is a Window of Opportunity.' Ret. General Vincent K. Brooks on Why Things Might Be Moving Again With North Korea|Charlie Campbell / Shanghai|June 24, 2021|Time
The situation has left Adidas and numerous other companies trying to walk the line of appeasing China’s large and valuable audience of shoppers while professing a zero-tolerance policy for forced labor to customers in the US and Europe.
The more we appease, the more we indulge, the more emboldened the enemies of freedom become.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Or maybe Alibaba is doing what other companies are doing in China: gagging itself and its customers to appease the apparatchiks.
Teasers to Reverse Flash and Crisis on Infinite Earths will appease geeky fanboys.‘The Flash’ Review: Teen Angst Gets a Comic Book Quickie|Sujay Kumar|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Plus, on cable you no longer have to whitewash the story and appease the masses, so the narratives are getting more interesting.Jeremy Renner Opens Up About Marriage, His Problems with the Media, and the Future of Hawk-Eye|Marlow Stern|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They were drafting to build teams, not to appease fan bases or score easy ticket sales.Don’t Cry for Johnny Football. The NFL’s 22nd Pick Will Do Just Fine.|Ben Teitelbaum|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the time of destruction they shall pour out their force: and they shall appease the wrath of him that made them.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Some affirm that he wrote to please royalty, but if so why did he not condemn the custom to appease the wrath of a sapient king.
This policy is necessary to appease the opposition that might be interposed in their behalf.
An angry controversy resulted, to appease which Theodosius the younger assembled the Council of Ephesus.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
Andrea held up her hand to appease the patrician, whose exaggeration annulled his superiority.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas