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.]
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.