ASSUAGE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ASSUAGE
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assuage
 v.  ease or lessen pain; satisfy or appease
Classic Sentence:
1  As he stood by the desolate fire, he felt that the only one thing which could assuage his grief would be thorough and complete retribution, brought by his own hand upon his enemies.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
2  Hold, father," said the Jew, "mitigate and assuage your choler.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
3  I cannot deny that I grieved for his grief, whatever that was, and would have given much to assuage it.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
4  Food, however, became scarce, and I often spent the whole day searching in vain for a few acorns to assuage the pangs of hunger.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 11
5  Her tongue was furred and her throat parched as if flames had scorched it and no amount of water could assuage her thirst.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
6  I come to you, most worthy Constantine Thedorovitch, for instruction, and again for instruction, and beg of you to assuage my thirst with an exposition of the truth as it is.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
Example Sentence:
1  Jilted by Jane, Dick tried to assuage his heartache by indulging in ice cream.