calming (part of speech: verb)
alleviating (part of speech: verb)
relieving (part of speech: adjective)
pacifying (part of speech: verb)
- Something, some subtle power or charm, stole over Columbine, assuaging her terrible sense of loss, of grief. - "The Mysterious Rider", Zane Grey.
- I affected to be very anxious for a glass of wine, in order to give our oracle a pretext for assuaging her thirst, which she did, without much entreaty. - "The Memoirs of Louis XV. and XVI., Volume 2 Being Secret Memoirs of Madame du Hausset, Lady's Maid to Madame de Pompadour, and of an Unknown English Girl and The Princess Lamballe", Madame du Hausset, and of an Unknown English Girl and the Princess Lamballe.
- He must get up, and get up he did; but before going out of his room he secured his revolver, which had lain untouched and unloaded in his bureau- drawer for two years, and then advanced cautiously to the head of the stairs and listened- Bessie meanwhile having buried her face in her pillow as a possible means of assuaging her fears. - "Paste Jewels", John Kendrick Bangs.