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Antonyms for appeasing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. appeasing(a), placating, placative, placatory(adj)

    intended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions

    "the appeasing concessions to the Nazis at Munich"; "placating (or placative) gestures"; "an astonishingly placatory speech"

    Antonyms:
    antagonistic

How to use appeasing in a sentence?

  1. Marco Rubio:

    Appeasing the Castro brothers will only cause other tyrants from Caracas to Tehran to Pyongyang to see that they can take advantage of President Obama's naiveté during his final two years in office. As a result, America will be less safe as a result of the President's change in policy.

  2. Riad Hijab:

    The allied forces could not have won that war with a policy of appeasing dictatorships and totalitarian regimes, which they must confront with decisiveness.

  3. Nir Polak:

    Appeasing the Sony attackers [reportedly government sponsored] isn't a good idea, there is no guarantee that more of the same damaging material, such as employee private data or more internal communication emails, won't be disclosed even with the film having been pulled from release.

  4. Anthony Leiserowitz:

    We can see this division play out right now between moderate, liberal, and conservative Catholics, what’s going to happen when the Pope comes out with his statement about global warming and how it’s a moral and religious duty to address it when conservative presidential and congressional candidates (in the 2016 election) are appeasing their base?

  5. Daniel Berhane:

    I do not think he will or should win. If that happens, it will be an endorsement of a person that does not like institutions or teamwork but just churns out half-baked ideas aimed at appeasing Westerners, a win will exacerbate his narcissism and would be detrimental to the prospects of institutionalized reform and stability of the country.

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How to say appeasing in sign language?

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