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Conflict ContextPlay
Use 'appease' when referring to reducing someone's anger in arguments or disagreements. SlideShe tried to appease her roommate by apologizing for the noise.
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Temporary ReliefPlay
'Appease' often implies a temporary fix, not solving the underlying issue. SlideHe sought to appease his critics with a hasty press release.
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Conciliatory TonePlay
'Appease' can suggest that one person is giving in to another's demands. SlideThe manager appeased the employees by agreeing to their terms.