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Soothe (s&oō_;&thlig_;), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Soothed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Soothing.] [Originally, to assent to as true; OE. soðien to verify, AS. ges&ō;ðian to prove the truth of, to bear witness. See Sooth, a.] 1. To assent to as true. [Obs.] Testament of Love.
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2. To assent to; to comply with; to gratify; to humor by compliance; to please with blandishments or soft words; to flatter.
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Good, my lord, soothe him, let him take the fellow. Shak.
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I've tried the force of every reason on him,
Soothed and caressed, been angry, soothed again.
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3. To assuage; to mollify; to calm; to comfort; as, to soothe a crying child; to soothe one's sorrows.
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Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast,
To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
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Though the sound of Fame
May for a moment soothe, it can not slake
The fever of vain longing.
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Syn. -- To soften; assuage; allay; compose; mollify; tranquilize; pacify; mitigate.
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