placates, 3rd person singular present; placated, past tense; placated, past participle; placating, present participle;
Make (someone) less angry or hostile
they attempted to placate the students with promises
pacify: cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
(placating) appeasing(a): intended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions; "the appeasing concessions to the Nazis at Munich"; "placating (or placative) gestures"; "an astonishingly placatory speech"
To calm; to bring peace to; to influence someone who was furious to the point that he or she becomes content or at least no longer irate