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assuage
used in
To Kill a Mockingbird
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assuage
Used in
To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • When it healed, and Jem's fears of never being able to play football were assuaged, he was seldom self-conscious about his injury.

Samples from Other Sources
  • The panel will have an equal number of Democrats and Republicans to help assuage concern that is could be used for political ends.

  • I buy carbon offsets to assuage my guilt.

  • One cause of conflict is the minority`s fear that it will receive worse treatment than the members of the majority. This fear can be assuaged by constitutional guarantees...
    Michael Mandelbaum  --  The Ideas That Conquered the World

  • I`ve never known any trouble that an hour`s reading didn`t assuage.
    Charles De Secondat

  • Nothing now could assuage Terence`s anxiety.
    Woolf, Virginia  --  The Voyage Out

  • Harry felt that nothing but action would assuage his feelings of guilt and grief
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows

  • It`s up to the daddy in question to assuage her ire.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass

  • for the time being her kids` fears had been assuaged
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
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