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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of assuage.

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Examples

  • "assuaged" -- a favourite word with Mr. Broad -- if he had believed in those "remedies."

    The Revolution in Tanner's Lane

  • And thank you, posters, who "assuaged" my outrage over this maneuver on the part of the anti-gay.

    Gay/Lesbian Forum

  • And thank you, posters, who "assuaged" my outrage over this maneuver on the part of the anti-gay.

    Gay/Lesbian Forum

  • After all, there are all those new voters whose expectations will have to be assuaged if he is to be re-elected.

    Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears A Halo

  • Though we were all a little concerned about a sharp beak coming at us full throttle, Mr. Burdett assuaged our fears.

    A Whole Other Ball Game

  • For even if those who raped and killed his family could be brought to trial, as Ngabu so desperately wants, no such grief could be assuaged or horror undone.

    The Trial of Thomas Lubanga

  • And my fears weren't particularly assuaged when I arrived at the Holiday Inn-like structure an hour and $45 later and had to pass through an IRT-like subway turnstile, after paying a $35 admission fee.

    'John Travolta Was Here'

  • After all, there are all those new voters whose expectations will have to be assuaged if he is to be re-elected.

    Archive 2009-01-18

  • The European Central Bank's efforts in December to extend three-year, low-cost loans to banks assuaged market fears about a banking crisis, laying a foundation for the rally in riskier assets.

    Too Late to Jump Aboard?

  • Those concerns, however, may have been assuaged this week after President Barack Obama announced the new investigative unit.

    Hope Is Rising for Mortgage Accord

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