Part of speech:
To bring to a specified undesirable state, as of weakness or helplessness:
To lighten (pressure, stress, etc.)
To make (pain, for example) less intense or more bearable:
To preside over:
To calm the anger of; soothe or appease.
To subdue or quell (an insurrection or conflict, for example).
To make easier; facilitate
To become reduced for a period of time.
To pacify or quiet, esp. by giving in to the demands of
To appease or calm:
To soothe in distress or sorrow; ease the misery or grief of; bring consolation or hope to
To settle or adjust; reconcile:
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
To become less; decrease:
To make less intense; quiet; allay
To operate or work (against)
To alleviate the symptoms of (a disease or disorder).
To cause (a liquid) to become clear by forming a sediment.
To weaken the resistance or opposition of (someone)
To make calm or composed, as by gentle treatment, flattery, etc.; appease; mollify
In addition; besides:
(Rare) To fit; adapt
To cause to flash in or as in lightning
To make or become calm
To render motionless for lack of wind:
To make or become calm or quiet:
To have a calming or soothing effect.
To slake; satisfy:
To cause (a vapor) to exceed the normal saturation vapor pressure at a given temperature.
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