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Origin of sooth
OTHER WORDS FROM soothsooth·ly, adverb
Words nearby sooth
Definition for soother (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), soothed, sooth·ing.
verb (used without object), soothed, sooth·ing.
Origin of soothe
OTHER WORDS FROM soothesooth·er, nounself-soothed, adjectiveun·soothed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for soother
We are now to observe him reft of every admirer, every soother, every friend.Sermons Preached at Brighton|Frederick W. Robertson
Sow fallow land when the soil is still getting light: fallow land is a defender from harm and a soother of children.Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica|Homer and Hesiod
As a soother, they also kill a pig and right earnestly set about putting their new circle of relatives in good humor.The Manbos of Mindano|John M. Garvan
He got through a vast amount of work, only soother of the nerves he knew.The Forsyte Saga, Complete|John Galsworthy
Nepenthe, an imaginary goddess, the allayer of pain and the soother of sorrows, or the impersonation of stern retributive justice.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood