appeasement : Definition, Usages, News and More

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uh peez muhnt

  • n  the act of appeasing (as by acceding to the demands of)

  • As I see it from my perch here in the Middle East, American voters certainly have a choice now: the flap over President Bush's apparent "appeasement" attack on Barack Obama .
  • In South Dakota, Obama punches back against Bush and McCain following Bush's "appeasement" remark, denies he would negotiate with terrorists.
  • Back when the war was only a threat and appeasement was a strange new word, the name of Sir Samuel Hoare was a Symbol of abasement before fascism.
News & Articles

  • No incumbents, no exceptions
    My pledge is not to a flag or country. They are but symbols, as a cross is to one’s faith. More often than not the Pledge of Allegiance is nothing more than a rote response to appeasement.
    June 17, 2013 - Olean Times Herald
  • Your View: Letters to the editor (June 13)
    Unfortunately, Rep. Pearce complains and beats up on the federal management agencies for his personal gain and the appeasement of his right-wing base. Rep. Pearce seems to hate public land and tries to degrade natural resources at every turn.
    June 14, 2013 - Silver City Sun-News

  • Ron Paul in The Star-Ledger -
    Instead, a sneering McCain said of his Republican rival's stance that "that kind of isolationism, sir, is what caused World War II. We allowed Hitler to come to power with that kind of attitude of isolationism and appeasement."

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