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1 : to lessen the intensity of (something that pains or distresses) : EASE
2 : PACIFY, QUIET
3 : to put an end to by satisfying : APPEASE, QUENCH
synonym see RELIEVE
as·suage
: BELIEVE, CONSIDER
transitive verb
re·pute
1 : a deep cleft in the surface of a planet (as the earth) : GORGE
2 : a marked division, separation, or difference
chasm
the act of harassing
: TROUBLING2 :IRRITATION3 : a cause of trouble : AFFLICTION
vex·a·tion
a disk-shaped percussion instrument that produces a resounding tone when struck with a usually padded hammer
gong
an earlier occurrence of something similar
prec·e·dent
to plead in favor of
ad·vo·cate
: not capable of being appeased, significantly changed, or mitigated
im·pla·ca·ble
a gem variety of corundum in transparent or translucent crystals of a color other than red; especially : one of a transparent rich blue b : a gem of such corundum
sap·phire
a luminous vapor, cloud, or atmosphere about a god or goddess when on earth b : a cloud or atmosphere (as of romance) about a person or thing
nim·bus