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Allay
To lessen fear. To calm. To relieve pain.
Alleviate
To lessen pain or tension.
Ameliorate
to make better, to lessen pain difficulty or tension
Appease
to make tranquil or quiet, especially by giving into demands. To pacify.
Assuage
Pacify, quiet, relieve,
Conciliate
To win someone over. to make compatible : RECONCILE
Mediate
acting through an intervening agency. To act as a go-between
Mitigate
to make or become less severe. To lessen pain or damage
Mollify
To pacify. Soothe, to appease
Pacify
To calm, make peaceful. Restore to a tranquil state.
Placate
to make calm. To soothe.
Quell
To pacify. Subdue. To quiet down.
Rescind
Remove, Take back, Cancel.
Bridle
the headgear with which a horse is governed. RESTRAINT
Gerrymander
to divide (an area) into political units
Impede
to interfere with or slow the progress of, HINDER
Joust
to fight on horseback
Neonate
a newborn child
Sonneteer
Composer of sonnets
Aggravate
to make heavy : BURDEN b : INCREASE

2 : to make worse, more serious, or more severe
Lampoon
a harsh satire usually directed against an individual
Deride
to laugh at contemptuously synonym RIDICULE
Divulge
to make known synonym see REVEAL
Indulge
synonyms INDULGE, PAMPER, HUMOR, SPOIL, BABY, MOLLYCODDLE. to take unrestrained pleasure in : GRATIFY
Usurp
to take the place of by or as if by force
Implore
to call or pray for earnestly : ENTREAT synonym see BEG
Beseech
to request earnestly : IMPLORE synonym see BEG
Heed
to give consideration or attention to : MIND
Aggrandize
to make great or greater
Distend
EXPAND