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assuage
Used In
The Aeneid
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  • If on my nation just revenge you seek, And ’t is t’ appear a foe, t’ appear a Greek; Already you my name and country know; Assuage your thirst of blood, and strike the blow: My death will both the kingly brothers please, And set insatiate Ithacus at ease.’
  • His wand and holy words, the viper’s rage, And venom’d wounds of serpents could assuage.
  • Meantime the mother goddess, full of fears, To Neptune thus address’d, with tender tears: "The pride of Jove’s imperious queen, the rage, The malice which no suff’rings can assuage, Compel me to these pray’rs; since neither fate, Nor time, nor pity, can remove her hate: Ev’n Jove is thwarted by his haughty wife; Still vanquish’d, yet she still renews the strife.

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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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