What is the opposite of appeasing?

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Adjective
Opposite of acting or tending to diminish or avoid conflict or hostility
Adjective
Opposite of intended to make someone less angry or hostile
Adjective
Opposite of helping to avoid confrontation
Adjective
Opposite of apologetic or appeasing
Adjective
Opposite of suitable or moderately good
“These personal attacks are unfitting for a person of his stature and unacceptable for a world leader.”
Adjective
Opposite of conforming to an acceptable standard or quality
“An audit was conducted, and the job was deemed to have been completed in an unsatisfactory manner.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to assuage the agitation or anger of (someone)
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to relieve or alleviate (a demand, desire or feeling)
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