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soothe

verb [T]  us   /suð/
to cause someone to be less upset or angry, or to cause something to hurt less: I picked up the crying child and tried to soothe her.
soothing
adjective  us   /ˈsu·ðɪŋ/
a soothing ointment for sunburn
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