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Verb: assuage  u'sweyj
  1. Cause to be more favourably inclined; gain the good will of
    "She managed to assuage the angry customer";
    - pacify, lenify, conciliate, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle
  2. Satisfy (thirst)
    "The cold water assuaged his thirst";
    - quench, slake, allay
  3. Provide physical relief, as from pain
    "This pill will assuage your headaches";
    - relieve, alleviate, palliate

Derived forms: assuaged, assuaging, assuages

Type of: ameliorate, amend, better, calm, calm down, fill, fulfil [Brit, Cdn], fulfill [N. Amer], improve, lull, meet, meliorate, mend, quiet, quieten [Brit], satisfy, still, tranquilize [N. Amer], tranquillise [Brit], tranquillize