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 Meanings and Examples of APPEASE
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appease
 v.  bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
Classic Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
1  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
2  She had to appease him with the most abject of apologies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
3  If we ran after her and tried to appease her, it did no good.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: III
4  Edna tried to appease her friend, to explain.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XVI
5  I must try and appease him some way or another.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT III
6  Nothing could console and nothing could appease her.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 23
7  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
Get Context   In Chapter 2
8  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
Get Context   In 47 THE COUNCIL OF THE MUSKETEERS
9  Up then, and let us follow where divine commandments lead; let us appease the winds, and seek the realm of Gnosus.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK THIRD
10  All the other candidates complained that Candide had done them great injustice; but he appeased them by giving one hundred piastres to each.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XIX
11  It set free all the unknown social quantities; it softened spirits, it calmed, appeased, enlightened; it caused the waves of civilization to flow over the earth.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
12  But pray, sir," continued Aramis, who, seeing his captain become appeased, ventured to risk a prayer, "do not say that Athos is wounded.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 3 THE AUDIENCE
13  She was at length appeased, and the conversation turned upon him while Kitty was assisting her mistress.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 33 SOUBRETTE AND MISTRESS
14  When the wolf had appeased his appetite, he lay down again in the bed, fell asleep and began to snore very loud.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In LITTLE RED-CAP [LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD]
15  When the brother came home, they asked him about the castle of Stromberg, and he told them he would look on his own maps as soon as he had eaten and appeased his hunger.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN
Example Sentence:
1  Tom and Jody tried to appease the crying baby by offering him one toy after another, but he would not calm down.
2  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.