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Definition of Appease

Appease

  1. 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.

Appease Quotations

One glass of water doesn't equal another. One may just appease the thirst, the other you may enjoy thoroughly. In Japan, people know about this difference.
Jil Sander

It does surprise me that intelligent people in the 21st century could claim that if you respond to the terrorists with force, you spawn terrorism, but if you appease them, you somehow tame them. This argument, as I said, is very interesting, and very surprising.
Meles Zenawi

All attempts to appease the Nazis between 1934 and 1939 through various agreements and pacts were morally unacceptable and politically senseless, harmful and dangerous.
Vladimir Putin

I'm not saying I wasn't flawed or amateurish. But you can never say I did anything to appease the music business.
Patti Smith

The Gospel declares that our guilt has been atoned for, the law has been fulfilled. So we don't need to live under the burden of trying to appease the judgment we feel.
Tullian Tchividjian
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Appease Translations

appease in French is apaisent, apaiser, apaisez, apaisons
appease in Latin is placo
appease in Spanish is aplacar
appease in Swedish is lindra, lugna, blidka
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