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1. appease

verb. ['əˈpiːz'] cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of.

Synonyms

  • mollify
  • quiet
  • still
  • tranquillise
  • tranquillize
  • lull
  • assuage
  • tranquilize
  • quieten
  • conciliate
  • gruntle
  • calm down
  • lenify
  • calm
  • gentle
  • placate

Antonyms

  • wild
  • unquiet
  • agitated
  • stormy

Etymology

  • apesen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • apeser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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How do you pronounce appease?

Pronounce appease as əˈpiz.

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Example sentences of the word appease


1. Verb, base form
Sometimes you'll have a customer who is hard to deal with and have to appease him.

Quotes containing the word appease


1. How hurtful it can be to deny one's true self and live a life of lies just to appease others.
- June Ahern

2. appease

verb. ['əˈpiːz'] make peace with.

Synonyms

  • propitiate
  • patch up
  • reconcile
  • conciliate
  • settle

Antonyms

  • harden
  • worry
  • louden
  • discomposure

Etymology

  • apesen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • apeser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. appease

verb. ['əˈpiːz'] overcome or allay.

Synonyms

  • fill
  • meet
  • stay
  • fulfil
  • quell
  • satisfy

Antonyms

  • noisy
  • audible
  • sound
  • unpeaceful

Etymology

  • apesen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • apeser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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