Definition of assuagement:
relievo, palliation, stand-in, rest period, succour, fill-in, backup, rilievo, ministration, backup man, sculptural relief, easing, moderation, ease, succor, increase, mitigation, embossment, substitute, rest, reliever.
Always it suggested to her an infinite remoteness, as if it were music sounding at the end of the world, full of half- defined meanings, melancholy yet fierce passion, longings that, momentarily satisfied, continually renewed themselves, griefs that were hidden behind thin veils like the women of the East, but that peered out with expressive eyes, hinting their story and desiring assuagement.- "The Garden Of Allah", Robert Hichens.
- "Denzil Quarrier", George Gissing.
- "Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)", Alexander Maclaren.