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Verb: appease  u'peez
  1. Cause to be more favourably inclined; gain the good will of
    "She managed to appease the angry customer";
    - pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle
     
  2. Overcome or allay
    "appease my hunger";
    - quell, stay
     
  3. Make peace with
    - propitiate

Derived forms: appeased, appeases, appeasing

Type of: calm, calm down, conciliate, fill, fulfil [Brit, Cdn], fulfill [N. Amer], lull, make up, meet, patch up, quiet, quieten [Brit], reconcile, satisfy, settle, still, tranquilize [N. Amer], tranquillise [Brit], tranquillize

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