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to grant or have what is demanded by (a need or desire)

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When the wolf had appeased his appetite, he lay down again in the bed, fell asleep and began to snore very loud.
As soon, however, as his hunger was appeased, the king became morose and overgloomed again; the more so in proportion to the satisfaction he fancied he had previously manifested, and particularly on account of the deferential manner which his courtiers had shown towards Fouquet.
The pilgrim woman was appeased and, being encouraged to talk, gave a long account of Father Amphilochus, who led so holy a life that his hands smelled of incense, and how on her last visit to Kiev some monks she knew let her have the keys of the catacombs, and how she, taking some dried bread with her, had spent two days in the catacombs with the saints.
Her fits of temper (as is usual with good-natured people) were of the hot and the short-lived sort, easily roused and easily appeased.
I tried to appease him by offering him the whole of my salad and toast supper which stood ready at the foot of the little verandah steps when we came back, but nothing appeased that Man of Wrath, and he said he would go straight back to the neglected family.
The Marionette, as soon as his hunger was appeased, started to grumble and cry that he wanted a new pair of feet.
When they were gone, the lieutenant appeased the wrath of the landlady, by satisfying her why they were both so unwilling to go alone.
Neoconservatives, Reaganites and other militarily assertive factions in the United States are sometimes accused of thinking it is always 1938 (Britain's appeasement of Hitler at Munich)--that there is always a Hitler-like aggressor being appeased and about to drag the world into conflict.
Also, Mr Wilson, you stated that Britain has never appeased brutal dictatorship.
Archbishop Eames suggested the temporary withdrawal of the North American churches from the Anglican Consultative Council, which appeased those opposed to more liberal views on sexuality; the North American churches received acknowledgment that they had not acted illegally.
Troller alone, however, discusses physical love among prisoners, which occurred when their hunger was appeased by some strategy.
At the end, when we told them the truth, there were tears and hurt feelings, which we appeased with money and apologies.
We've had problems with Railtrack that hopefully we have sorted out by accepting to have a mini-pitch laid instead of a full size practice ground and that has appeased Sport England, who were insistent they didn't want to lose two sporting areas (the Manor Park ground and the rugby pitch) and gain just one - the new stadium.
Once he was easily appeased by Estelle's manipulative sex, now he has had enough.
The subject of Ellen, 2001, may return the camera's stare, but her eyes harbor a look of wariness not to be appeased even by the lyrically distracting blue shadow that hovers across her shoulder as though part of the sky itself had come down to rest there.