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Appeasement   /əpˈizmənt/   Listen

The act of appeasing (as by acceding to the demands of).  Synonym: calming.

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"Appeasement" Quotes from Famous Books

... fork, napkin and spoon, but to habits of punctuality, neatness, quietness, order, and that kind thoughtfulness and courteous attention which spring from the heart—"in honor preferring one another." The purpose of eating should not be merely the appeasement of hunger or the gratification of the palate, but the acquiring of strength for labor or study, that we may be better fitted for usefulness in the world. Consequently, we should eat like responsible beings, and not like the ...
— Science in the Kitchen. • Mrs. E. E. Kellogg

Words linked to "Appeasement" :   social control, mollification, pacification, conciliation, propitiation, placation

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