v. bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
Tom and Jody tried to appease the crying baby by offering him one toy after another, but he would not calm down.
Honda on Thursday trotted out a thorough updated Civic at the Los Angeles Auto Show, hoping in part to appease auto critics who almost universally panned the 2012 redesign.
Sentence in Classic:
He turned to appease the fierce longings of his heart before which everything else was idle and alien.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
I could not let him go unpunished and so I have killed two birds with one stone: to appease the mob I gave them a victim and at the same time punished a miscreant.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But in spite of everything he did to appease her, she continued to have her tantrums and often he thought she acted like one possessed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Up then, and let us follow where divine commandments lead; let us appease the winds, and seek the realm of Gnosus.
The fusillade continued; but the four friends were out of reach, and the Rochellais only fired to appease their consciences.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
When they explained why they had called the people together, it seemed that Menelaus was for sailing homeward at once, and this displeased Agamemnon, who thought that we should wait till we had offered hecatombs to appease the anger of Minerva.