And just as tears help to an assuaging of grief, so in a sense laughter makes an end of mirth.
Whatever happens, I have at least this assuaging secret message from my son.
All three assuaging their thirst in the lake, so to speak, made it at last turn into a pool.
Does not the word come like a soft shower, assuaging the fury of the flame?
What malevolent power forced him to be the cause of this sorrow and yet forbade him the privilege of assuaging it?
He is devoted to the assuaging of human miseries, and he has had much to do.
What a soft, soothing, assuaging contrast with the difficult Lois, so imperious and egoistic!
Let us hope that such headgear may have some assuaging effect on the departed spirits of husbands.
The pain was paramount; and after assuaging it, I turned my eyes once more towards the cliff.
She leaned forward out of the little window with a feeling of assuaging horror.
c.1300, from Anglo-French assuager, Old French assoagier "soften, moderate, alleviate, calm, soothe, pacify," from Vulgar Latin *adsuaviare, from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + suavis "sweet, agreeable" (see sweet). For sound development in French, cf. deluge from Latin diluvium, abridge from abbreviare. Related: Assuaged; assuaging.