Appease – 1. to make (someone) pleased or less angry by giving or saying something desired 2. To make (a pain, a problem, etc) less painful or troubling
A pea was pleased (appease) after she was given some medicine. It made her less angry and her pain less troubling.
Examples of appease in a sentence
He tried to appease the angry dog by stroking it, but instead it bit him.
You won't appease the queen with flattery, she prefers gifts made of gold.
He needs to get his bad back sorted out, maybe a massage will appease him.