Fred was not so easily placated.
She was well placated when he did go on to choose Marley.
Betsy didn't answer but she seemed at least partially placated by what was, at best, a half-truth.
Somehow I doubt whether all the vested interest groups can be placated.
Hannah had succeeded in landing a big fish blueblood, a descendant of Italian royalty, whose old money placated the chilly welcome she received into a lifestyle far, far different from her own.