reduce the intensity of some negative thing; lighten; soften
Many find that listening to music helps to assuage the pain of grief.
ad (to)#suavis (sweet, agreeable) (Latin)
alleviate, ameliorate, assuage, palliate
"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"