verb (used with object), ap·peased, ap·peas·ing.
Origin of appease
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Antonyms for appease
Related Words for appeasernegotiator, mediator, diplomat, arbitrator, pacifist, conciliator, peacekeeper, appeaser, make-peace, pacifier, pacificator, placater
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Contemporary Examples of appeaser
Winston Churchill once said “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile—hoping it will eat him last.”Tea Party Cannibalizes Cantor
June 11, 2014
From the GOP campaign trail, Rick Santorum insisted no apology was necessary, and Newt Gingrich called Obama an “appeaser.”After Cairo and Benghazi Attacks, Conservatives Resurrect Obama ‘Apology Tour’ Lie
October 23, 2012
Word Origin for appease
mid-15c., agent noun from appease (v.). Political sense attested from 1940.