be placated

See: relent
References in classic literature ?
The coat did not come off, and Danny allowed himself to be placated by the group.
This row house owner needn't wait for his/her turn to be placated.
Isn't that like getting the approval of my body to chop off my feet, so the gangrene, rushing in and gobbling up the rest of my legs, will be placated and not want anything more?
Powerful divine figures could also be placated, bargained with, flattered, or appeased," he writes.