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    1. Emperor Constantine, they said, had changed the date of the Sabbath as a compromise to appease the pagans who celebrated their heathen debaucheries on Sunday

    2. It took blood to appease sin

    3. He is at all times surrounded by unknown enemies, whom, though he never provoked, he can never appease, and from whose injustice he can be protected only by the powerful arm of the civil magistrate, continually held up to chastise it

    4. They were heart broken and nothing appeared to appease their suffering

    5. “Olderon gave speeches in the courtyard of his kingdom for many weeks to try to appease the lords and ladies who were leading the revolution, though the fears of the people overcame his attempts to put their minds at ease

    6. I was only hoping that I could appease him with a few answers when I got busted

    7. ‘It was their sense of obligation to recreate the dead, as a way to alleviate their guilt and appease the remaining humans on this planet

    8. They were all one color, in case I needed to appease the washing

    9. Having grown too comfortable, perhaps, many oftentimes acquire a taste for easy living, maintaining the status quo and aversion for confrontations; choosing to appease or soften criticisms both foreign and domestic, rather than standing on its traditional principles

    10. selective memory or (post) determined arrangements or conveniences designed to appease troublesome assumptions…

    11. If times were bad for a tribe and if there seemed to be no end in sight, then they reached a point where the youngest child in the tribe, usually a male, was sacrificed in order to appease the gods

    12. It may desire food to appease its hunger or shelter to protect it from the elements

    13. This ancient tribe sacrificed an infant as a way to appease the gods and to bring the rains back

    14. Then checking his watch, he lent forward, elbows on knees, hands open as though trying to appease her

    15. He sniffed the watery liquid inside the strange fruit and kept his eyes on Amonas, who tried to appease his fears:

    16. He did so politely, trying to appease the machine’s brooding mood, his voice trimmed and clipped to something an ambassador would use to convey assurance and calm:

    17. She liked being a nurse, but if she was honest with herself, she had gone into the profession to appease her parents more than for any other reason

    18. that if the one group was taken by Esau, this would appease him, and the other group

    19. For he said, I will appease him with the present that goes before me, and afterward I will see his face; peradventure he will accept of me

    20. He wasn’t just agreeing to appease his wife

    21. Environment Policy Act? They knew it was flawed but to appease

    22. So to appease the socialists in Congress they combined a bill which contained “goodies” for most members

    23. shoved on the back-burner to appease a bungling Congress

    24. I will appease him with the present that goeth before me, and afterward I will

    25. 31 Then came the king in all haste to appease matters leaving Andronicus a man in authority for his deputy

    26. In view of that, was it possible that the President's request for Whitey's input was just a sop to appease the military and to protect himself from criticism, if it came to that? Whitey sat straight up in the realization that maybe he was being had

    27. was also no degree of honesty that would appease them

    28. water to appease themselves

    29. How was I supposed to appease the cells in my brain that

    30. He would be a difficult one to appease if angry

    31. Dominated by a strange excitement I understood that somehow I had to try to appease the warmed fortitudes

    32. In the end, he participated to appease us

    33. -But I'm happy, happy, and happy -I replied with great emotion- Leonardo loves me, do you know what that means? -I smiled so wide and to appease I had to give small jumping on the sand

    34. Jesus knew the World of men were lost, unless He took their sins upon Himself, nothing else would appease God, but God’s own Son paying the price for our Eternal redemption, so Jesus stepped forward or else man would not have been Saved, nor received an inherence with Jesus Christ as The Children of The Almighty God

    35. The spirits of the air of Thursday are subject to the south wind; their nature is to procure the love of women, to cause men to be merry and joyful, to pacify strifes and contentions, to appease, enemies, to heal the diseased, and to disease the whole, and procure losses, or restore things lost

    36. Nevertheless, after considering the problem at length, he went once more to her chamber door, confident that he had now thought of a compromise that would appease her

    37. There was no response from Angela and he knew he had to help Philip appease her

    38. ‘And the way they tried to bail out their daughter’s murderer at that! If the rope were to answer Suresh’s crime, what should be done to book Shanti’s people for their calumny? Well, to appease his lust for fame, how routinely Mehrotra subjects justice to multiple rapes! Why, won’t the police deliberately fail the prosecution for a price? How the politicians are wont to pull the strings to extricate the culprits of their class? Whither the public morality! The society seems hooked to Mammon, doesn’t it? How life itself has become a punishment to the decent! Oh, what life has come to be, but yet it goes on and that’s life

    39. Pestered by her mother, when she spilled the beans, her father tried to appease his son-in-law by agreeing to part with his old Lambretta

    40. trying to their gods appease

    41. 13 Pilate was terrorized by the insistent clamor of the mob, acting under the direct leadership of the chief priests and the councilors of the Sanhedrin; nevertheless, he decided upon at least one more attempt to appease the crowd and save Jesus

    42. 1 Although Jesus did not die this death on the cross to atone for the racial guilt of mortal man nor to provide some sort of effective approach to an otherwise offended and unforgiving God; even though the Son of Man did not offer himself as a sacrifice to appease the wrath of God and to open the way for sinful man to obtain salvation; notwithstanding that these ideas of atonement and propitiation are erroneous, nonetheless, there are significances attached to this death of Jesus on the cross which should not be overlooked

    43. The cross is not the symbol of the sacrifice of the innocent Son of God in the place of guilty sinners and in order to appease the wrath of an offended God, but it does stand forever, on earth and throughout a vast universe, as a sacred symbol of the good bestowing themselves upon the evil and thereby saving them by this very devotion of love

    44. similar to how we appease babies when they cry

    45. would appease a God that did not

    46. He had washed his face and combed his messy hair as best as he could, hoping it would appease S’us

    47. Time had been stolen from her, replaced by a dream to appease her mind while adults used her for whatever they wanted

    48. Insistently, Daneekah made Liu two dozen sugar-coated doughnuts to appease his boss

    49. bends over, backwards and forwards, to appease ‘the master’

    50. anymore their number one priority is to appease the monetary

    1. Ward was visibly appeased by this confident assertion

    2. It has scarce ever happened, that the fury and indignation of the people could otherwise be appeased

    3. It was, as was the case most of the time, his mind that could not be appeased, that could not be turned off as it should

    4. scriptures, his Shaktis are also appeased

    5. 1 After these things, when the wrath of king Ahasuerus was appeased, he remembered Vashti, and what she had done, and what was

    6. eaten five in one sitting and was full to bursting, but being the vile, disgusting creature that it was, it had a gluttony that could not be appeased

    7. The subzero temperatures of the very first hours of an early dawn were calming and appeased my body the way an ice pack does a black eye

    8. 37 And Joshua burned them there with fire, and all the Israelites stoned Achan with stones, and they raised over him a heap of stones, therefore did he call that place the valley of Achor, so the Lord's anger was appeased, and Joshua afterward came to the city and fought against it

    9. 37 And Joshua burned them there with fire and all the Israelites stoned Achan with stones and they raised over him a heap of stones therefore did he call that place the valley of Achor so the Lord's anger was appeased and Joshua afterward came to the city and fought against it

    10. 47 So Simon was appeased toward them and fought no more against them but put them out of the city and cleansed the houses in which the idols were and so entered into it with songs and thanksgiving

    11. It will be difficult, but perhaps the mountain may be appeased

    12. Perhaps, if the gods existed at all, they were appeased by his shunning of any lie

    13. 7 Jonah prophesied destruction to the Ninevites and they repenting of their sins appeased God through prayer and though alien from God they obtained salvation

    14. that OK?” he asked, handing the slip to the now pleased and appeased manager

    15. When I left for Aruba for the second time I went with an appeased heart

    16. Appeased that I

    17. Looking appeased at last, he

    18. ’ He took a large breath, smiled palely, and Helen was appeased

    19. Appeased by her acquiescence thus, he yearned for fulfillment

    20. She wasn't appeased by this but gave me a half smile to tell me that she could live with that

    21. “Just look at the way Hap appeased

    22. satisfied or appeased as He judged these innocent animals in place of

    23. Father was satisfied or appeased to forgive us of our sins

    24. Loving animals, he tapped on his chest a couple times, before one bold cat appeased him

    25. That is to say that only the flesh will be appeased, only the outer man will be feed while we each are starving for that fullness that comes from eating His body and drinking His blood

    26. The Gadget Man appeased his anger by thinking about

    27. Likewise President Hilton should also beg pardon of Muslim countries at an emergent press conference admitting all past mal deeds against people of these countries so that vengeance of people of these countries is appeased somewhat

    28. “I will not be appeased so easily,” Losira said

    29. They appeased different Gods

    30. I still keep feeling appeased

    31. After all, it was easier to go along with something so harmless to keep the stubborn bag appeased

    32. “Be appeased, O the infinite and God of gods, and show me your

    33. If they wanted to know the meaning of life why didn’t they just ask her? The deceased were appeased but remained unsettled, they did care what opinion was judged on Byron, it was love after all, and it’s easy to say I don’t care what people say until they upset the one thing you have no control over, your lovers feelings

    34. Rather than being appeased, Mathion seemed even more angry

    35. My grand mother sobbed at this point but quickly cleans her eyes, drew me closer to her side and said to me, “We have consulted and appeased all shrines and deities in our land, and we have their assurances that nothing untoward would happen to you

    36. "Oh, then she must be _quite_ old," said Audrey, reassured and appeased

    37. Ilse returned to her kitchen, the baby was appeased by its scientific diet, Ingeborg's bed grew smooth and spotless, her room was quiet, nobody knocked any more against the foot of the bed in passing or shook the floor and herself by heavy treading; she was no longer tended with the same vigour that made the kitchen floor spotless and the pig happy; bandages, unguents, and disinfectants stood neatly in rows, clean white cloths covered the tables, the windows were wide open day and night, and lamps left off burning exactly where they shone into her eyes

    38. Appeased by the postmistress's apologies for her first unbelief he ended by being anxious to give all the information in his power, and came back quite a long way to tell her that he had forgotten to say that his mother had said that the niece's Christian name was Maria-Theresa

    39. The masses were easily appeased; just reassure them that everything is all right

    40. ” She didn't look at him because she felt guilty at steering him wrongly but then she appeased herself with the thought that the clan were her family now

    41. Before this new invention of a single invisible Deity: gods and deities were propitiated and appeased and their favors were sought by civilized humans sacrificing the best of whatever they had

    42. � His identity may feel somewhat appeased by the act of position power domination, and he will use it again because the sense of vulnerability and exposure will only grow as Mr

    43. The philosophical ideology behind Britain and Americas’ support for Russian domination of Eastern Europe – the soviet annexation and harsh occupation of the Baltic countries after the war continued for almost 50 years, until the downfall of communism - after World War II, appeased and excused tyranny, and sacrificed freedom, in pursuit of stability and security for particular countries

    44. When Don Quixote had quite appeased his appetite he took up a handful of the acorns, and contemplating them attentively delivered himself somewhat in this fashion:

    45. They dismounted together by the side of the spring, and with what the curate had provided himself with at the inn they appeased, though not very well, the keen appetite they all of them brought with them

    46. appeased, the curate was anxious to go on with the novel, as he saw there was but little more left to read

    47. " The officers, who did not understand Don Quixote's mode of speaking, and found themselves roughly handled by Don Fernando, Cardenio, and their companions, were not to be appeased; the barber was, however, for both his beard and his pack-saddle were the worse for the struggle; Sancho like a good servant obeyed the slightest word of his master; while the four servants of Don Luis kept quiet when they saw how little they gained by not being so

    48. You see, having said that if Meg married `that Brooke' she shouldn't have a cent of her money, Aunt March was rather in a quandary when time had appeased her wrath and made her repent her vow

    49. Camacho and those of his following, therefore, being consoled and pacified, those on Basilio's side were appeased; and the rich Camacho, to show that he felt no resentment for the trick, and did not care about it, desired the festival to go on just as if he were married in reality

    50. Her wretchedness I could have borne, but her passion--her malice--At all events it must be appeased

    1. one of a stalled ox and hatred with it; The wrathful man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger appeases strife; the way of the slow

    2. 23 By his counsel he appeases the deep, and plants islands in it

    3. And my laughter appeases, my soul it eases, to float on the breezes of what men call science

    1. These appeasing designs (cloaked as open-mindedness) are being advanced from a position of weakness that will (inevitably) strengthen the morale of our ideological enemies while proportionately weakening our nation‘s resolve to defend itself from further attacks

    2. Finally appeasing the wine, her trim body relaxed and tiny beads of perspiration appeared on her upper lip as nectar materializes on the petal of a rose

    3. Also, he realised that any argument that wasn’t appeasing to a mob would simply provoke anger and, possibly, aggression

    4. -Constantly put down regardless of how appeasing they are

    5. She hovered a brief, appeasing smile and then

    6. The barman looked over to Byron and shrugged at the unforeseen completion of their monetary transaction, Byron gave an appeasing nod, it was altogether for the best

    7. Thinking they were appeasing him, Darek said, “No need to

    8. On accosting his friend to ascertain why he should remain poor despite appeasing their deity as demanded, the rich man told his friend that he was not destined to be rich, and that he should sacrifice his second son so the deity could review his case

    9. He had stayed in business long enough without appeasing any pagan gods—and he was quite certain that the gods did not pay close attention to Alaska anyway

    10. The purpose is to extort a specific response from animalistic impulses, then appeasing the beast with a desirable need

    11. The noise managed to lull her, appeasing her briefly in her dilemma over her role within the Lakellers society

    12. Simply by claiming to be in touch with the other side… by setting themselves up as mouthpieces of their dead, departed ancestors, or whatever unseen spirits or deities that tribe happened to worship… they became a special, privileged, elite class of governing rulers holding the power of life and death over their fellow tribesmen… until for untold thousands of years… these tribes ended up spending most of their energy, effort and wealth; appeasing and worshipping all unseen spirits: which incidentally, is exactly what any human entity on the other side would enjoy most: power, fame, and the ultimate status of being deified as virtual gods

    13. Instead of appeasing him with a reaction, she smiled sweetly and then took a sip of wine

    14. Alice sat upon his knee, parting the gray hairs on the forehead of the old man with her delicate fingers; and whenever he affected to frown on her trifling, appeasing his assumed anger by pressing her ruby lips fondly on his wrinkled brow

    15. The British and French could have tried manoeuvring or bluffing rather than simply appeasing Hitler, but it can’t be denied that appeasement seemed to many people at the time the only realistic policy

    16. How Langdon eased his pain and soothed his vanity? Whenever an old Babylonian nobleman had a misfortune, he used to order all his slaves to be lashed, that their shrieks and moans might join his in appeasing the god who was punishing him

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    Synonyms for "appease"

    appease propitiate quell stay assuage conciliate gentle gruntle lenify mollify pacify placate allay sate slake quiet soften alleviate soothe abate content moderate accommodate concede compromise reconcile make amends

    "appease" definitions

    cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of

    overcome or allay

    make peace with