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What’s more, the Timberwolves moved heaven and earth to land Russell at the trade deadline in an effort to appease franchise center Karl-Anthony Towns.

By that wording, if the protocol was enforced and Turner not appeased, he should have been isolated and not around coaches, teammates and so on.

Bones of hundreds of llamas had already been found at Tambo Viejo, consistent with Spanish historical accounts of mass llama sacrifices to appease various Inca deities.

At the same time, in an effort to appease right-leaning voters, Ammar Campa-Najjar has really ostracized some of his progressive supporters.

So I did that to appease them but I knew it was a fruitless effort, and as I say in the podcast, that didn’t last very long.

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.”

He called out the Republicans for “appeasing” the Tea Party on issues that have nothing to do with the deficit.

He should start preparing for that day now and stop appeasing the opponents of peace.

See the IPC book Appeasing the Ayatollahs and Suppressing Democracy.

There is no crime which men have not committed in the idea of pleasing the Deity or of appeasing His wrath.

It must be confessed that this system of appeasing discontent by extending the suffrage, has several things to recommend it.

"Well, it is sorta personal and rather abrupt," agreed the midget in an appeasing tone.

Accordingly, they at once set about appeasing their appetites—on blubber!

Appeasing all the troubles caused by the rebellion, she ruled with such wisdom and prudence as to excite the admiration of all.


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On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to appeasing, such as: assuaging, calm, civil, disarming, irenic, and mollifying.

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