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As Digiday previously reported, many expected brands to act, pushing for more than placating messages and looking for action.
No matter what Nastya does—crying, screaming for help, fighting back or apologizing—she cannot placate Kirill.
At those words, designed to placate, the fire which smouldered in Lola's breast burst into sudden flame.
DOPESAX ROHMER
But the thought of his own had by now become a much greater anxiety to him than the wish to placate Chloe.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Mrs. Patton was still in mourning, a filmy and diaphanous kind of mourning, beautiful enough to placate the angel Azrael himself.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
“Or call it by some pretty name to placate it,” Euphrosyne suggested.
THE PROUD PRINCEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
It is the office of a mediator to conciliate the party that is offended and to placate the party that is the offender.
To placate the deity that he may reward us in the future is, frankly, the object of all religious ceremonies.
MORALITY WITHOUT GODM. M. MANGASARIAN
In order to survive it must do three things—placate certain interests, influence votes, and obtain secret funds.
THE TITLEARNOLD BENNETT
It will placate the Left and please the Clerics—it will also consolidate our reputation for liberality and largeness of mind.

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