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English Dictionary: appealed by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Appeal \Ap*peal"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Appealed}; p. pr. & vb.
      n. {Appealing}.] [OE. appelen, apelen, to appeal, accuse, OF.
      appeler, fr. L. appellare to approach, address, invoke,
      summon, call, name; akin to appellere to drive to; ad +
      pellere to drive. See {Pulse}, and cf. {Peal}.]
      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.
      3. To invoke. [Obs.] --Milton.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Appease \Ap*pease"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Appealed}; p. pr. &
      vb. n. {Appeasing}.] [OE. apesen, apaisen, OF. apaisier,
      apaissier, F. apaiser, fr. a (L. ad) + OF. pais peace, F.
      paix, fr. L. pax, pacis. See {Peace}.]
      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.
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