appease /əˈpiːz/

a

I. verb [with obj.]

1. pacify or placate (someone) by acceding to their demands

amendments have been added to appease local pressure groups.
2. assuage or satisfy (a demand or a feeling)

we give to charity because it appeases our guilt.
II. derivatives

appeaser /əˈpiːzə /
noun


– origin Middle English: from Old French apaisier, from a- (from Latin ad ‘to, at’) + pais ‘peace’.

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