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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ap·peal v. t. [imp. & p. p. Appealed p. pr. & vb. n. Appealing.]
 1. Law (a) To make application for the removal of (a cause) from an inferior to a superior judge or court for a rehearing or review on account of alleged injustice or illegality in the trial below. We say, the cause was appealed from an inferior court. (b) To charge with a crime; to accuse; to institute a private criminal prosecution against for some heinous crime; as, to appeal a person of felony.
 2. To summon; to challenge. [Archaic]
    Man to man will I appeal the Norman to the lists.   --Sir W. Scott.
 3. To invoke. [Obs.]

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.