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Synonyms of soothing

Verb


1. comfort, soothe, console, solace

usage: give moral or emotional strength to

2. soothe, relieve, alleviate, palliate, assuage

usage: cause to feel better; "the medicine soothes the pain of the inflammation"

Adjective


1. soothing, comfortable (vs. uncomfortable), comfy

usage: affording physical relief; "a soothing ointment for her sunburn"

2. assuasive, soothing, reassuring (vs. unreassuring)

usage: freeing from fear and anxiety

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