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Pronunciation:  up'eezmunt

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[n]  the act of appeasing (as by acceding to the demonds of)

APPEASEMENT is a 11 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: calming
 See Also: conciliation, mollification, pacification, placation, propitiation, social control



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ap*pease"ment\, n.
The act of appeasing, or the state of being appeased;
pacification. --Hayward.

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