ersatz_read (ersatz_read) wrote in 1word1day,

Monday word: assuage

assuage (ə-swāj′) verb
1. To make something less intense or painful.
2. To give relief; to satisfy.
3. To soothe, calm, or appease.

Etymology:  From Latin suavis, sweet or agreeable.  Same origin as suave.
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