Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR APPEASES

He had appeased the pangs of hunger; now He appeases the passion of the sea.

But Moy intercedes for his white guests and appeases the angry natives.

Carino surprises them bidding farewell, but Elisa appeases his jealousy.

The sanguine fluid which courses in our veins is the only thing that appeases him.

It prevents hunger or appeases it by rendering the stomach anmic, and its stimulating effects are mistaken for added strength.

At last Zeus appeases her by allowing her daughter to spend two-thirds of the year with her in the upper world.

Whereas on the contrary, the free confession of sin finds mercy and appeases wrath.

Paris is vanquished, but is brought back safe to Ilium by Venus, who appeases the anger of Helen.

He showed a predilection for milk which appeases thirst and hunger at one and the same time.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300 "to reconcile," from Anglo-French apeser, Old French apaisier "to pacify, make peace, appease, be reconciled, placate" (12c.), from the phrase a paisier "bring to peace," from a "to" (see ad-) + pais, from Latin pacem (nominative pax) "peace" (see peace). Related: Appeased; appeasing.