Appease - (Webster's 1828 Dictionary)
APPE'ASE, v.t. s as z. [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.]