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appease

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishappeaseap‧pease /əˈpiːz/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 PPANGRYto make someone less angry or stop them from attacking you by giving them what they want 🔊 They attempted to appease international opposition by promising to hold talks.appeasement noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 Chamberlain’s policy of appeasement towards Hitler in the 30s→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
appeaseBut Stan was oddly unwilling to be appeased.Of a burning hunger that only she could appease.They had no public opinion to appease.Too often New Labour appeases and buys off opposing forces: this third-way strategy makes few friends or permanent changes.A conciliatory gesture, some argued, would appease the cardinal and Holy Trinity would live to fight another day.Human rights activists accuse the United Nations of appeasing the militia.This was a clever attempt to appease the people, but it backfired.Chacon maintains that lawmen and prosecutors, desperate to appease the public amid growing hysteria, pinned the murders on Sharif.
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Verb table
appease
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyappease
he, she, itappeases
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyappeased
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave appeased
he, she, ithas appeased
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad appeased
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill appease
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have appeased
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam appeasing
he, she, itis appeasing
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you, we, theyare appeasing
Past
I, he, she, itwas appeasing
you, we, theywere appeasing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been appeasing
he, she, ithas been appeasing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been appeasing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be appeasing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been appeasing
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