Part of speech:
(Chemistry) To decrease the valence of (an atom) by adding electrons.
To lighten (pressure, stress, etc.)
To make (pain, for example) less intense or more bearable:
To cause to become moderate; make less extreme, violent, etc.; restrain
To make peaceful or calm; appease; tranquilize
To slacken the strain, pressure, or tension of; loosen:
To make (a quantity) smaller.
To make quiet; calm or pacify, bring to rest, etc.
To cut away or hammer down, in such a way as to leave a figure in relief, as a sculpture, or in metalwork.
To placate or attempt to placate (a threatening nation, for example) by granting concessions, often at the expense of principle.
The definition of assuage is to fulfill the needs of.
To ease physically; relieve:
To adjust or settle; reconcile
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
The definition of lessen is to diminish or to cause something to be diminished or reduced.
To bring into a specified condition by soothing and reassuring
To make alterations to (land) to make it less polluted or more hospitable to wildlife.
To alleviate the symptoms of (a disease or disorder).
To place in a fixed or permanent condition; to make firm, steady, or stable; to establish; to fix; especially, to establish in life; to fix in business, in a home, or the like.
In addition; besides:
To bring to the proper texture, consistency, hardness, etc. by mixing with something or treating in some way
The definition of aggravate means to make worse or to annoy.
To carry forward; to advance; to increase; to augment; to aggravate; to intensify; to render more conspicuous; -- used of things, good or bad; as, to heighten beauty; to heighten a flavor or a tint.
To increase the contrast of (a photographic image).
To rouse is to bring someone out of sleep, or to stir up an emotion.
To incite or provoke
To cause someone to become annoyed or angry.
To make or become worse
To make less heavy:
To render motionless for lack of wind:
(Intransitive) To become calm.
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
To extinguish; put out
To cause (a vapor) to exceed the normal saturation vapor pressure at a given temperature.
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