use placates in a sentence.
The Muslim Brotherhood, for example, was ignited by the Mubarak regime's opposition, following a pattern all too familiar from Iran: a ruler who seems "just like us" placates the West while at home his secret police quash opponents without restraint.
Apple has since defined its restrictions on content (and accepted Fiore's cartoons), which placates some critics.
No way it's not 0-2 if Houston would have just. shot. the ball.59 mins: Hall collects the corner - via about three heads.60 mins: Carr fouls Cesar in the midfield, placates to avoid getting a second yellow.
What sets RE5 apart is that its locale is in Africa, and its requisite evil is a zombie (- like) horde -- that combination triggers our overly sensitive antiracist notions, and off we all go, wringing our hands uncomfortably and kneejerking into either justification or admonition mode (whichever better placates your conscience).
Everyone placates her, including her furrowed brow-plagued business partner, Milton Greene (Dominic Cooper), and her coddling acting coach, Paula Strasberg (Zoë Wanamaker).