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  • Anne, attending with all the strength and zeal, and thought, which instinct supplied, to Henrietta, still tried, at intervals, to suggest comfort to the others, tried to quiet Mary, to animate Charles, to assuage the feelings of Captain Wentworth.

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  • The panel will have an equal number of Democrats and Republicans to help assuage concern that it could be used for political ends.
  • The police chief made a statement that assuaged many people’s worst fears.

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