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Assuage - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Assuage' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Assuage [ v. i.]
- To abate or subside.
2 . Assuage [ v. t.]
- To soften, in a figurative sense; to allay, mitigate, ease, or lessen, as heat, pain, or grief; to appease or pacify, as passion or tumult; to satisfy, as appetite or desire.

Meaning of 'Assuage' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . assuage [ v]
Meaning (1):
- cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
Example in sentence:
  • She managed to mollify the angry customer
Meaning (2):
- satisfy (thirst)
Example in sentence:
  • The cold water quenched his thirst
Meaning (3):
- provide physical relief, as from pain
Example in sentence:
  • This pill will relieve your headaches