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soothed

verb
past tense of soothe

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1 to ease the grief or distress of
  • there seemed to be no words sufficient to soothe the bereaved parents

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2 to free from distress or disturbance
  • soothed the baby with a bottle

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3 to make more bearable or less severe
  • hot tea with honey will soothe a sore throat

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“Soothed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/soothed. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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