assuasive

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Soothing, assuaging, emollient, lenitive, lenient, mitigating, mitigative, mild, moderating, softening, mollifying, pacifying, composing, tranquillizing, quieting, stilling, quelling, allaying, abating, easeful, tempering, relieving, lulling.

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  • Assuasive — As*sua sive, a. [From assuage, as if this were fr. a supposed L. assuadere to persuade to; or from E. pref. ad + suasive as in persuasive.] Mitigating; tranquilizing; soothing. [R.] [1913 Webster] Music her soft assuasive voice applies. Pope.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assuasive — index medicinal, narcotic, palliative (abating), remedial Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • assuasive — (adj.) 1708, probably from ASSUME (Cf. assume) on model of PERSUASIVE (Cf. persuasive), etc …   Etymology dictionary

  • assuasive — [ə swā′siv] adj. [< ASSUAGE, after PERSUASIVE] soothing; allaying …   English World dictionary

  • assuasive — adjective Date: 1708 soothing, calming …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • assuasive — /euh sway siv/, adj. soothing; alleviative. [1700 10; AS + (PER)SUASIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • assuasive — adjective mild, soothing …   Wiktionary

  • assuasive — Synonyms and related words: alleviating, alleviative, altering, analgesic, anesthetic, anodyne, balmy, balsamic, benumbing, bounding, calmant, calmative, cathartic, cleansing, deadening, demulcent, dulling, easing, emollient, extenuating,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • assuasive — adj. calming, soothing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • assuasive — as·suasive …   English syllables

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