assuage: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (u-swāj', u-swāzh'), [key]
— -suaged, -suag•ing.
- to make milder or less severe; relieve; ease; mitigate: to assuage one's grief; to assuage one's pain.
- to appease; satisfy; allay; relieve: to assuage one's hunger.
- to soothe, calm, or mollify: to assuage his fears; to assuage her anger.
- assuage (Thesaurus)