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Definition of Soothe


  1. To assent to as true.
  2. To assent to; to comply with; to gratify; to humor by compliance; to please with blandishments or soft words; to flatter.
  3. To assuage; to mollify; to calm; to comfort; as, to soothe a crying child; to soothe one's sorrows.

Soothe Quotations

I soothe my conscience now with the thought that it is better for hard words to be on paper than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.
Anne Frank

O! many a shaft, at random sent, Finds mark the archer little meant! And many a word, at random spoken, May soothe or wound a heart that's broken!
Walter Scott

When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray, what charm can soothe her melancholy, what art can wash her guilt away?
Oliver Goldsmith

Many in the world are searching, often intensely, for a source of refreshment that will quench their yearning for meaning and direction in their lives. They crave a cool, satisfying drink of insight and knowledge that will soothe their parched souls.
Joseph B. Wirthlin

In recounting our woes, we often soothe them.
Pierre Corneille
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Soothe Translations

soothe in German is beruhigen, lindern, lindere
soothe in Italian is calmare
soothe in Spanish is aquietar
soothe in Swedish is lindra, lugna
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