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appeasement

ap·pease·ment

appeasement

 
pronunciation:
piz mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of appeasing or state of being appeased.
synonyms:
conciliation, mollification, pacification, relief, satisfaction
antonyms:
provocation
similar words:
abatement, ease, fulfillment, gratification, mitigation, moderation
definition 2: the policy of making concessions to aggressors in order to keep the peace.
synonyms:
accommodation, conciliation, propitiation
similar words:
accession, compromise, concession, submission, surrender
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