Sentence Examples


  • I don't need you to placate me!
  • She sensed nothing she could say would placate him.
  • The grey eyes were beseeching, but Katie couldn't manage anything verbal let alone a lie to placate the driver.
  • When he enforced his claim to the crown of Portugal (1579-1581) he preferred to placate his new subjects by paying attention to their feelings and their privileges.
  • Strenuous efforts were made to placate the Italian party in the administration of the educational reforms; but, as these were not repealed, elected members refused supply, and kept away from the council.