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 for Appeasing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Appease \Ap*pease"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Appealed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Appeasing.] [OE. apesen, apaisen, OF. apaisier,
     apaissier, F. apaiser, fr. a (L. ad) + OF. pais peace, F.
     paix, fr. L. pax, pacis. See Peace.]
     To make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to
     still; to pacify; to dispel (anger or hatred); as, to appease
     the tumult of the ocean, or of the passions; to appease
     hunger or thirst.
     [1913 Webster]
     Syn: To pacify; quiet; conciliate; propitiate; assuage;
          compose; calm; allay; hush; soothe; tranquilize.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: intended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting
             concessions; "the appeasing concessions to the Nazis at
             Munich"; "placating (or placative) gestures"; "an
             astonishingly placatory speech" [syn: appeasing(a),
             placating, placative, placatory]

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