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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of soothe.

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Examples

  • People who thus love conceive the object of their affection to be desirable only in so far as it arouses in them that pleasurable sensation of which the consciousness and the expression soothes the senses.

    Youth

  • Frequent repetition of his name often soothes him, like an incantation to a peevish deity.

    Hound in the Left-hand Corner, The

  • This week, I'm writing about wastewater, wee-wee, piddle, poopie or whatever euphemism soothes your sensibilities.

    Edhat Santa Barbara

  • A daily read of the site keeps me in touch and kind of soothes my jonesing for the country.

    An opportunity to be blatant!

  • She had a delicate touch, and played soft music, such as soothes, not excites the soul.

    In Luck at Last

  • It seems that that song always kind of soothes and comforts me after I've been riding far or anything bothers me. "

    Sixes and Sevens

  • And if it soothes a soul who barely knows her, imagine the effect it has on those she loves.

    Live and Let Love

  • “Yarrow root is also an anti-inflammatory, which soothes and softens the skin.”

    Beauty Secrets from Harlem To Hyperia «

  • Nursing is the only thing that soothes her, gets the tears to stop.

    Here Comes the Night

  • His "The Road Goes On Forever" is played at graduations, and his wry, laid-back songs play to the NPR set just as his anthems ("Merry Christmas to the Family") also fly with kids fueled on Lone Star beer and flashing the University of Texas "Hook 'Em Horns" sign (he's a Texas A&M Aggie, but the music soothes such rivalries).

    The Short List

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