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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ap·pease /əˈpiz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ap·pease v. t. [imp. & p. p. Appealed p. pr. & vb. n. Appeasing.]  To make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to still; to pacify; to dispel (anger or hatred); as, to appease the tumult of the ocean, or of the passions; to appease hunger or thirst.
 Syn: -- To pacify; quiet; conciliate; propitiate; assuage; compose; calm; allay; hush; soothe; tranquilize.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of;
           "She managed to mollify the angry customer" [syn: pacify,
            lenify, conciliate, assuage, mollify, placate,
            gentle, gruntle]
      2: overcome or allay; "quell my hunger" [syn: quell, stay]
      3: make peace with [syn: propitiate]