Appease vs Aslake - What's the difference?

appease | aslake |


As verbs the difference between appease and aslake

is that appease is to make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to dispel (anger or hatred) while aslake is (transitive|intransitive|rare|or|obsolete) to abate; diminish.

appease

English

Verb

(appeas)
  • To make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to dispel (anger or hatred).
  • to appease the tumult of the ocean
  • * 1897 , (Bram Stoker), (Dracula) Chapter 21
  • `First, a little refreshment to reward my exertions. You may as well be quiet. It is not the first time, or the second, that your veins have appeased my thirst!'
  • To come to terms with; to adapt to the demands of.
  • They appeased the angry gods with burnt offerings.

    Synonyms

    * (reduce to a state of peace) calm, pacify, placate, quell, quiet, still, lull * (come to terms with) mollify, propitiate

    Antonyms

    * antagonize

    Derived terms

    () * appeaser * appeasement * appeasatory

    aslake

    English

    Verb

    (aslak)
  • (transitive, intransitive, rare, or, obsolete) To abate; diminish.
  • (transitive, intransitive, rare, or, obsolete) To moderate; mitigate; appease; satisfy.
  • The beast that prowls about in search of blood, / Or reptile that within the treacherous brake / Waits for the prey, upcoiled, its hunger to aslake .'' ? Southey, ''Paraguay .