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1. soothe

verb. ['ˈsuːð'] cause to feel better.

Synonyms

  • palliate
  • alleviate
  • assuage

Antonyms

  • activity
  • difficult
  • difficulty
  • effortfulness

Etymology

  • sothen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soþian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Soothe

  • smooth
  • boothe

How do you pronounce soothe?

Pronounce soothe as suð.

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Example sentences of the word soothe


1. Verb, base form
Consuming 1 to 2 teaspoons of root infusion may also help soothe an irritated throat or reduce cough symptoms.

Quotes containing the word soothe


1. I will soothe you and heal you,I will bring you roses.I too have been covered with thorns.
- Rumi

2. soothe

verb. ['ˈsuːð'] give moral or emotional strength to.

Synonyms

  • console
  • relieve
  • quiet
  • tranquillise
  • tranquillize
  • lull
  • allay
  • comfort
  • solace
  • tranquilize
  • quieten
  • calm down
  • still
  • calm

Antonyms

  • discomfort
  • stay in place
  • unnaturalness
  • worsen

Etymology

  • sothen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soþian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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