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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of asswage.

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Examples

  • Nothing here excites or asswages emotion; here is no magical power of raising phantastick terror or wild anxiety.

    Life of Addison, 1672-1719

  • The juice of poplar leaves, dropp’d into the ears, asswages the pain; and the buds contus’d, and mix’d with honey, is a good _collyrium_ for the eyes; as the unguent to refrigerate and cause sleep.

    Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees

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