verb (used with object), ap·peased, ap·peas·ing.
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“If you just feed this beast in an effort to appease it, it just gets stronger and bolder until it comes after the very people who are trying to appease it,” he added.Capitol breach prompts urgent questions about security failures|Carol D. Leonnig, Aaron Davis, Dan Lamothe, David Fahrenthold|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
Advocates from the Environmental Health Coalition were not appeased by what they said were weak commitments by Mitsubishi to incorporate just one zero-emission truck into their fleet.Morning Report: Real Estate Deals Dogged Faulconer’s Tenure|Voice of San Diego|December 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Maybe they were trying to appease a certain portion of their base, you know, who was behind that idea, but people want clarity.The Trailer: How one GOP winner rolled Democrats in the Midwest|David Weigel|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
Washington’s top priority had become appeasing Beal, who can become a free agent in 2022, and building a winner around him.Wizards’ deal of John Wall for Russell Westbrook is the right move, but packed with risk|Ben Golliver|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
You’re not going to appease everybody every time no matter what you do.Two School Districts Had Different Mask Policies. Only One Had a Teacher on a Ventilator.|by Annie Waldman and Heather Vogell|November 23, 2020|ProPublica
As the Roman emperors knew during the staging of the gladiator games at the Coliseum, so FIFA knows now: The mob must be appeased.Brazil’s World Cup Is An Expensive, Exploitative Nightmare|Vac Verikaitis|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I would have been appeased by a simple line indicating Lincoln had met with Douglass at some point.What ‘Lincoln’ Gets Wrong About Black Leaders and the 13th Amendment|Allison Samuels|December 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
While the compromise appeased some, Santorum told Meet the Press that the government should stay out of the issue all together.Rick Santorum’s Most Memorable Campaign Moments (VIDEO)|The Daily Beast Video|April 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They cannot be appeased, any more than the Nazis could be appeased.
It's supposed to be Pavlovian: we hear "taxpayer payback" and are supposed to think TARP and be mentally appeased.
And he stood up in the shameful fall of the people: in the goodness and readiness of his soul he appeased God for Israel.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Over this we toasted bits of meat on the end of a splinter, and presently our hunger was appeased.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Thereupon the generals hastened round the town to procure funds, and appeased the Visayos with a distribution of 1,800 pesos.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Alexander was appeased, and they remained subject to Alexander and to his successors.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
He was bitter about the slaying of his brothers, Gareth and Gaheris, and would not be appeased.A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)