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assuage

Pronunciation: /əˈsweɪdʒ/

Translation of assuage in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

[literary/literario]
  • 1.1 (satisfy) [hunger/thirst/desire] saciar [literary/literario]
    Example sentences
    • 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?
    1.2 (ease) [pain/grief/loneliness] aliviar, mitigar*
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.3 (calm) [anxiety] calmar; [fear] disipar

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