verb (used with object), ap·peased, ap·peas·ing.
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Fenner said that they realized that he had only been appeasing the leaders and family members with their requests.
Still, he has no plans on appeasing them—nor anyone else expecting the “status quo.”Dave Chappelle’s Triumphant Return to New York City|Alex Suskind|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He called out the Republicans for “appeasing” the Tea Party on issues that have nothing to do with the deficit.Iran, Yes. Congress, No. Obama Won’t Budge for Hardliners at Home|Eleanor Clift|September 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
See the IPC book Appeasing the Ayatollahs and Suppressing Democracy.
The judges were more concerned with appeasing the people than with recalling old precedents, and sent the woman to the gallows.A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718|Wallace Notestein
But something about him came out to me as an appeasing and soothing agent.A Maid of the Kentucky Hills|Edwin Carlile Litsey
Accordingly, they at once set about appeasing their appetites—on blubber!The Land of Fire|Mayne Reid
And then went on to thrust into that half-second of suspended fury, a faint breath of appeasing.The Fortieth Door|Mary Hastings Bradley
Here he found considerable difficulty in appeasing the indignation of Lady Lucretia.Caleb Williams|William Godwin