Part of speech:
To silence is to cause someone to stop speaking, or to cause noise to stop.
Not involving violence or employing force:
To become quiet
(Intransitive) To become calm.
To cause (the skin) to redden or grow hot, as from strong emotion or stimulants.
To stir up interest and support through speeches and writing so as to produce changes
To cause (the stomach) to feel ill.
Assuage is defined as to make better or lessen.
Soothe is defined as to calm or relieve.
To bring (a country) under control by force.
The act of making better.
To stop from being angry; appease; pacify; mollify
To put into a rage; infuriate.
The definition of irritate is to aggravate or annoy, or to cause itchiness, inflammation or discomfort in or on the body.
To mollify is to pacify someone or to make something less severe.
To gain (regard, good will, etc.) by friendly acts
Lull is defined as to calm or soothe.
The definition of conciliatory is something done to reconcile or to try to make someone feel better and more pacified.
The definition of irenic is a part of Christian theology that tries to reconcile different information and discrepancies by using reason.
A method of alternative dispute resolution whereby a third party, who is usually but not necessarily neutral, meets with the parties and assists them to find a way to settle their dispute. See also arbitration, mediation, and summary proceeding.
Mitigation is the process of making something less severe or less intense.
Practical measures or policy aiming to effect this type of submission.
To lessen, relieve, or alleviate (pain, grief, etc.)
To make alterations to (land) to make it less polluted or more hospitable to wildlife.
To palliate is to make something less painful or unpleasant, or to calm fears.
To gain or regain the goodwill or favor of; appease:
To reestablish a close relationship between:
To soothe or heal with salve.
To administer a sedative to (a person or animal); calm by means of a sedative drug.
To make serene.
To cause to sink, become compact, or come to rest:
To subdue or curb:
To make less severe or intense:
(--- Now Rare) To alleviate; ease
The definition of alleviate is to make something easier to deal with or endure.
- Conciliate implies the use of arbitration, concession, persuasion, etc. in an attempt to win over
- Propitiate implies an allaying or forestalling of hostile feeling by winning the good will of sacrifices made to propitiate a deity
- Placate implies the changing of a hostile or angry attitude to a friendly or favorable one to placate an offended colleague
- Mollify suggests a soothing of wounded feelings or an allaying of indignation his compliments failed to mollify her
- Appease suggests a pacifying by gratifying or giving in to the demands of to appease one's hunger
- Pacify implies the making quiet, calm, and peaceful of someone or something that has become agitated, angry, or disorderly to pacify a crying child
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