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intended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions

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If Western nations take part, it will be clear nothing has been learnt from the dreadful mistakes of appeasing Hitler.
07), it is ludicrous for him to equate appeasing Hitler with appeasing the Taliban in Afghanistan.
They claim "the same-sex 'marriage' ship has sailed" and have accused Prime Minister Stephen Harper of appeasing his political support base (Reuters, Nov.
According to Harish Sujan, professor of marketing, retailers often assume that "more is better" when it comes to appeasing unhappy customers.
From appeasing angry spirits to performing daily banishings and using amulets effectively, practicing witches need this guide to ongoing protection from negative forces.
So Villaraigosa, recognizing the fairness of this complaint and the political necessity of appeasing the smaller cities, has agreed to offer these communities the same power.
This campaign was instrumental in winning over Hindus who were not communal but thought that the Congress government had gone too far in appeasing Muslims.
And although there is the possibility of the club solving the problem with Railtrack, while at the same time appeasing Sport England who are providing a sizeable grant towards the new stadium plans, it is unclear if plans will go before the Nuneaton and Bedworth Council's planning meeting on June 28.
When it comes to appeasing Communist China, the Bush team picked up where the Clinton administration left off.
When humans practice cannibalism, generally it's for complex psychological reasons, such as appeasing gods or honoring ancestors.
What we can't do is enter into a negotiation right away where we are appeasing them.
Researchers found company managers sometimes have concerns that may tempt them to pad earnings--for example, improving their bonuses, appeasing shareholders or lienholders or both and attracting potential investors.