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"apease" is probably misspelled. Trying appease instead Definition of appease

1. appease [ v ] cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
Examples: "She managed to mollify her angry boss"

Used in print:

(The Nation, 193: 16...)

Was not this dropped primarily in_order_to `` appease '' the Chinese - especially after `` Khrushchev 's '' humiliating `` surrender to the West in canceling the German peace-treaty deadline of December 31 ?

(Ann Ritner, Seize a Nettle....)

The Abernathy furnace consumed fuel like a giant ravenous maw that had to be appeased by hurling tons of coal into its evil red depths , and no_matter_how much coal they put_in the house remained cold .

Synonyms pacify appease conciliate gentle mollify gruntle assuage placate lenify Related Terms calm peace peace appeaser conciliation placation comforter

2. appease [ v ] overcome or allay
Examples: "quell my hunger"

Used in print:

(Ernest Becker, Zen: A Rational Critique. New York: W.W....)

To the Zen monk the universe is still populated with `` spiritual_beings '' who have_to be appeased .

Synonyms appease stay quell Related Terms meet

3. appease [ v ] make peace with

Used in print:

(The Wall Street Journal,...)

But he rejects , perhaps a_little too sweepingly , the theory that disloyal and pro-Communist influences may have contributed to the policy of appeasing Stalin which persisted until after the end of the war and reached its high point at the Yalta_Conference in February , 1945 .

Synonyms appease propitiate Related Terms reconcile appeaser

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