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And it was presented, for Vanslyperken knew no other way of appeasing her wrath.

Calm like this was new to her, and because new it was appeasing, wonderful.

The bishop of London had the merit of appeasing their fury and resentment.

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

Rise therefore, and offer sacrifice to Juno, appeasing her wrath.

Because nothing that may be given to the Body has any effect in appeasing the want.

None of this pleased her greatly, it is true; it succeeded, however, in appeasing her.

After appeasing hunger—for Gladsden's had revived, and Oregon Ol.

So shall by thee be achiev'd the appeasing of Archer Apollo.

They succeeded in posting sentinels and appeasing the commotion for a 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.

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