1) a band aid applied to a very minor flesh wound for the sole purpose of stopping the victim from crying.
2) a band aid applied to a minor flesh wound to make the victim feel a false sense of concern about their wound.
3) a band aid applied to a minor flesh wound to accelerate the victim's process of "getting over it".
Tommy fell down in the grass and started crying uncontrollably. I applied an appeasement strip to his leg.
Tina tripped over her bookbag, and began crying. I applied an appeasement strip to make her stop.