allayed, past participle; allayed, past tense; allays, 3rd person singular present; allaying, present participle;
Diminish or put at rest (fear, suspicion, or worry)
the report attempted to educate the public and allay fears
Relieve or alleviate (pain or hunger)
some stale figs partly allayed our hunger
still: lessen the intensity of or calm; "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears"
quench: satisfy (thirst); "The cold water quenched his thirst"
Appeasement is commonly understood to refer to a diplomatic policy aimed at avoiding war by making concessions to another power.James P. Levy, Appeasement and rearmament: Britain, 1936-1939, Rowman and Littlefield, 2006 It has been described as "... ...
To make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm; To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; To subside, become peaceful