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
Chung’s fears were assuaged when his resulting film, Minari, was widely embraced at early screenings.Minari and the Real Korean-American Immigrants Who Have Farmed U.S. Soil for More Than a Century|Andrew R. Chow|February 12, 2021|Time
I have taken countless Zoom meetings gesticulating to my kids or trying to assuage a frisky puppy out of frame.Why working moms deserve a tantrum (and how to survive the remainder of the pandemic)|Christine Koh|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
He has to figure out how to assuage the anger of the significant chunk of Republicans and Democrats who believe, deep in their gut, that the people who belong to the other party are not just wrong — they’re bad.
It did seek to assuage fears, however, by repeatedly assuring Singaporeans that the data collected with such technology would be used only for contact tracing during the pandemic.Broken promises: How Singapore lost trust on contact tracing privacy|Bobbie Johnson|January 11, 2021|MIT Technology Review
All of this may help assuage critics who view Bitcoin mining as an environmental disaster.The American heartland needs jobs. Could Bitcoin mining become its next savior?|Jeff|December 12, 2020|Fortune
But it will also be because of the verbal assuaging of his conscience.
These two fellows have been successful, for they are assuaging the pangs of hunger by smoking their odds and ends.London's Underworld|Thomas Holmes
What malevolent power forced him to be the cause of this sorrow and yet forbade him the privilege of assuaging it?The Spell|William Dana Orcutt
He went from sufferer to sufferer; moistening the lips, assuaging the agony of the body, and striving to save the soul.The House of Walderne|A. D. Crake
His will was rendered indomitable by the splendid hope of assuaging human pain.The Whole Armour of God|John Henry Jowett
I succeeded in assuaging her grief and we confined ourselves to writing denials to our friends in America.Nat Goodwin's Book|Nat C. Goodwin