The correct answer is pacify.
D. earnestly request
The correct answer is (B) To pacify; to calm, quiet, or soothe (strife, anger, person), especially by making concessions. To bring to a state of peace or contentment. To satisfy, allay or relieve; assuage.
Appease comes from Old French apeser, apaisier, (à + pais [peace]).
Examples of use:
- The snacks appeased their hunger.
- The gift served to appease the angry wife.