Definition for AP-PEASE'

AP-PEASE', v.t. [s as z. Fr. apaiser, of ad and paix, peace; L. pax. See Peace.]

To make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to still; to pacify; as, to appease the tumult of the ocean, or of the passions; to appease hunger or thirst. [This word is of a general application to every thing in a disturbed, ruffled or agitated state.]

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