assuage

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /əˈsweɪdʒ/
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  • Hyphenation: as‧suage

Verb[change]

Plain form
assuage

Third-person singular
assuages

Past tense
assuaged

Past participle
assuaged

Present participle
assuaging

  1. If you assuage a feeling, you make it less intense.
    We tried to assuage her anger about the damage.