verb (used with object), as·suaged, as·suag·ing.
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Origin of assuage
OTHER WORDS FROM assuageas·suage·ment, nounas·suag·er, nounun·as·suaged, adjectiveun·as·suag·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for assuage
Tom was not one who, in a hot moment, for the assuagement of his wrath, would bang down his fist and consign himself to a purpose.The Walking Delegate|Leroy Scott
The night was passed in great anguish, and the morrow's light brought no assuagement of her pain.
Chaucer does not endeavour to console him; he knows the only assuagement for such sorrows, and leads him on to speak of the dead.A Literary History of the English People|Jean Jules Jusserand
They witnessed the fever raging in his blood—the fever that clamored for assuagement from her.Heart of the Blue Ridge|Waldron Baily
Violently will my breast then heave; violently will it blow its storm over the mountains: thus cometh its assuagement.Thus Spake Zarathustra|Friedrich Nietzsche