Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb assuage

3 senses of assuage

Sense 1
pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle -- (cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer")
       => calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still -- (make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear")

Sense 2
quench, slake, allay, assuage -- (satisfy (thirst); "The cold water quenched his thirst")
       => meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil -- (fill or meet a want or need)

Sense 3
relieve, alleviate, palliate, assuage -- (provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches")
       => better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate -- (to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes")

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