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- v. To be pleasing (to someone or something).
- v. To satisfy; to assuage.
- n. Pleasure.
From Middle English quemen "to please" from Old English cwēman "to gratify, satisfy, please" from Proto-Germanic *kwēmijanan (“to please, be convenient, suit”), from Proto-Germanic *kwemanan (“to come”), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷem- (“to go, come”). Compare obsolete Swedish kväma, Danish kvemme. Related to come. (Wiktionary)