appease

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源自中古英語 apesen ← 古法語 apeser (使平靜)

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to appease(第三人称单数现在式 appeases,现在分词 appeaseing,过去式 appeaseed,过去分词 appeaseed

  1. 使平靜
    近義詞: calm, pacify, placate, quell, quiet, still, lull
    to appease the tumult of the ocean
    使海洋的波動平靜下來
    • 1897, 布莱姆·斯托克德拉庫拉》 章21
      'First, a little refreshment to reward my exertions. You may as well be quiet. It is not the first time, or the second, that your veins have appeased my thirst!'
  2. 使息怒
    近義詞: mollify, propitiate
    They appeased the angry gods with burnt offerings.
    他們用燒過的供品平息了神的憤怒。

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