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assuasive

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Adjective
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as=sua=sive

CIDE DICTIONARY

assuasivea. [From assuage, as if this were fr. a supposed L. assuadere to persuade to; or from E. pref. ad + -suasive as in persuasive.].
     Mitigating; tranquilizing; soothing.  [1913 Webster]
    "Music her soft assuasive voice applies."  [1913 Webster]

THESAURUS

assuasive

alleviating, alleviative, altering, analgesic, anesthetic, anodyne, balmy, balsamic, benumbing, bounding, calmant, calmative, cathartic, cleansing, deadening, demulcent, dulling, easing, emollient, extenuating, extenuatory, lenitive, limitative, limiting, mitigating, mitigative, mitigatory, modificatory, modifying, modulatory, numbing, pain-killing, palliative, purgative, qualificative, qualificatory, qualifying, relieving, remedial, restricting, restrictive, sedative, softening, soothing, subduing

ROGET THESAURUS

assuasive

Relief

N relief, deliverance, refreshment, easement, softening, alleviation, mitigation, palliation, soothing, lullaby, solace, consolation, comfort, encouragement, lenitive, restorative, cushion, crumb of comfort, balm in Gilead, relieving, consolatory, soothing, assuaging, assuasive, balmy, balsamic, lenitive, palliative, anodyne, curative, here comes a man of comfort.


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