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  • verbsatisfy, pacify
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Synonyms for appease

verb satisfy, pacify
  • allay
  • alleviate
  • assuage
  • blunt
  • calm
  • lessen
  • mitigate
  • mollify
  • placate
  • quell
  • soften
  • soothe
  • compose
  • conciliate
  • content
  • diminish
  • do
  • ease
  • gratify
  • lull
  • propitiate
  • quench
  • quiet
  • serve
  • subdue
  • sweeten
  • tranquilize
  • be enough
  • make matters up
  • meet halfway
  • patch things up

Antonyms for appease

  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • incite
  • increase
  • intensify
  • irritate
  • provoke
  • trouble
  • upset
  • worry
  • worsen
  • anger
  • annoy
  • arouse
  • destroy
  • displease
  • disturb
  • excite
  • start
  • tease
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to appease

assuage

verb. soothe, relieve

atone

verb. compensate; make amends for former misdoing

calm

verb. make composed, quiet

calmed

verb. make composed, quiet

compose

verb. calm, bring under control

composing

verb. calm, bring under control
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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