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  Definition of assuage
  1. provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"
  2. satisfy (thirst); "The cold water quenched his thirst"
  3. cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
Similar Words: relieve, alleviate, palliate, quench, slake, allay, pacify, lenify, conciliate, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle

 

Hyponyms: soothe, comfort, ease

 

Entailments: consume, ingest, take in, take, have

 

Derivational Morphology: relief, alleviation, assuagement, palliation, easing, easement, alleviator, palliative, alleviant, placation, conciliation, propitiation, mollification, pacification, conciliator, make-peace, pacifier, peacemaker, reconciler, peace, peacefulness, peace of mind, repose, serenity, heartsease, ataraxis, comforter, baby's dummy, teething ring

 

Anagrams: sausage

 

 
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