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assuage
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

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Definition
to soothe (make something less unpleasant or frightening)
  • Juno, again, suffered when the mighty son of Amphitryon wounded her on the right breast with a three-barbed arrow, and nothing could assuage her pain.
    Book 5 (45% in)
  • Automedon, peer of fleet Mars, then stripped him of his armour and vaunted over him saying, "I have done little to assuage my sorrow for the son of Menoetius, for the man I have killed is not so good as he was."
    Book 17 (71% in)

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