Placate in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Placate

to appease or pacify

Examples of Placate in a sentence

I tried to placate the sad little boy by giving him a cookie. 🔊

The police officer tried to placate the two scared drivers at the scene of the accident.  🔊

Although Henry tried to placate his boss by staying late at the office each evening, he still lost his job during the layoffs. 🔊

My husband will do just about anything to placate me so I will not be mad at him.  🔊

If no one tries to placate my sister when she is angry, she gets even angrier.  🔊

The president knew he would have to placate the voting public by firing his adviser.  🔊

Because Marilyn was unable to placate her crying baby last night, she did not get any sleep at all.  🔊

In order to placate unhappy customers, the department store gave away valuable coupons.  🔊

The teachers will not return to the classroom until the union makes some effort to placate them.  🔊

To placate our upset teenage daughter, we had to buy her a concert ticket and a new pair of shoes.  🔊

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