Test Prep Vocabulary – appease

A grizzly bear
I would not want to have to appease a hungry grizzly bear.

Today’s Test Prep Vocabulary: ¬†appease

appease – to bring peace or calm, assuage, placate

Word Building:

pais, pax, pacem – peace (Latin)

Sample Sentence:

Knowing bears had not recently been seen in the campground did little to appease my apprehension about pitching my tent there.

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