Listen to placate pronounced

[PLAK-ayt]

transitive verb. To appease; to pacify, especially by making concessions.

The apologetic brothel manager told us that the blonde was on the house, which barely placated my friend.

Listen to exalt pronounced

[ig-ZOLT]

verb. To praise, glorify, or honor.

During the holidays my family and I pretend to exalt a few of the Greek gods, just to piss off the Christian assholes next door.