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Assuage (शांत करना)

Pronunciation : अस्वेज

Hindi Meaning : शांत करना, मृदु करना, बुझाना, धीमा करना

English Meaning :
1. to make less severe
2. to appease or satisfy
3. If you assuage an unpleasant feeling that someone has, you make them feel it less strongly.


Example :
1. To assuage his wife's grief, he took her on a tour of Europe.
2. The meat they had managed to procure assuaged their hunger.
3. He tried to assuage the guilt of wrongdoing by doing right.

Synonyms : soothe, appease, calm, quiet, quell,  attenuate,  curtail

Antonyms : trouble, agitate, intensify, dissatisfy, provoke, aggravate, incite, deplete

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