Definition of 'assuage'
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They're taking the high ground to assuage their feelings of guilt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The parents have to work harder and longer to earn money to assuage their guilt. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He will assuage his guilt about not seeing them very often with expensive birthday presents. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Many of the condolence letters that followed offered suggestions about the best way to assuage my grief. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The high life in London did not entirely assuage the pain of politics. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Originals could be collected to enhance Australian identity or assuage colonial guilt. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I was trying to assuage my guilt. The Sun (2016)Life imprisonment will seem to many a mild sentence, and will do little to assuage years of grief. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We used to trespass into a field and sit eating raw Brussels sprouts or rhubarb to assuage our hunger. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That would assuage his guilt. Times, Sunday Times (2006)No inquiry can bring them back, but this one was at least an opportunity to answer vital questions and assuage grief with clarity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The pictures were then sent to the distraught mother, helping to calm her and assuage her habit of self-harm. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I felt that hunger is such a force for good in that sense - hunger and recognising the need to assuage that hunger. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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