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synonyms for appease

  • 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
See also synonyms for: appeased / appeases / appeasing
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antonyms for appease

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  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • incite
  • increase
  • intensify
  • irritate
  • provoke
  • trouble
  • upset
  • worry
  • worsen
  • anger
  • annoy
  • arouse
  • destroy
  • displease
  • disturb
  • excite
  • start
  • tease
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How to use appease in a sentence

That came just days after Atkins amended the bill to appease opponents concerned it would increase real estate speculation by adding an owner-occupancy requirement.
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The idea here is to appease disgruntled customers and boost the overall star rating, which can bolster sales velocity.
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So we’re providing accounts from seven agents, many of whom describe the experience of being caught between abusive callers and corporate directives to appease.
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Some critics have accused President Moon of appeasing Kim Jong Un.
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The situation has left Adidas and numerous other companies trying to walk the line of appeasing China’s large and valuable audience of shoppers while professing a zero-tolerance policy for forced labor to customers in the US and Europe.
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Many blame the prime minister for appeasing voters’ wishes over protecting them.
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It’s possible Laschet could pull Germany back from some environmental commitments if he becomes chancellor — although he also could feel pressure to appease the Greens should they gain seats in the September elections.
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A month later, Sulake announced the return of an older version of “Habbo” through a downloadable client, a temporary workaround to appease an unhappy player base before the full transition.
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The censor board was appeased, and so were conservative activist groups, and a winning formula was born.
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In the time of destruction they shall pour out their force: and they shall appease the wrath of him that made them.
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