Translation of assuage in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo[literary/literario]
- 1.1 (satisfy) [hunger/thirst/desire] saciar [literary/literario]Example sentences1.2 (ease) [pain/grief/loneliness] aliviar, mitigar*
Example sentences1.3 (calm) [anxiety] calmar; [fear] disipar
- Once the most serious hunger pangs were assuaged, Nicholas remembered his manners and his curiosity.
- Our hunger was rapidly assuaged, and by the time we pushed our plates away, we were both full.
- How else is he supposed to assuage England's desperate hunger for success if he cannot even get players together for a few days?
- For some reason it's comforting to be able to really dislike him; it assuages the guilty feelings our envy produces.
- Trying to assuage the ruffled feelings of the masses by conducting such events in situations of necessity may be fine.
- The subsequent amendments were being proposed to assuage the feelings of industry.
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