Worse to better

assuage
(v)
ǝ-SWAGE
Meaning

reduce the intensity of some negative thing; lighten; soften

1st Sample Sentence

Many find that listening to music helps to assuage the pain of grief.

Root

ad (to)#suavis (sweet, agreeable) (Latin)

Synonyms

alleviate, ameliorate, assuage, palliate

Antonyms

exacerbate

Mnemonics

"as u (you) age ~ grow old" your excitement temper etc come down assuage. sounds like AT YOUR AGE. imagine a nurse is ASSUAGING a 70 year old PATIENT and saying "AT YOUR AGE you should take some rest"

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