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soothe

verb [T]
 
 
/suːð/
MAKE LESS PAINFUL to make something feel less painful: I had a long, hot bath to soothe my aching muscles.Making things betterBecoming better
MAKE CALM to make someone feel calm or less worried: to soothe a crying babyCalming and relaxingMaking things betterBecoming better
soothing adjective making you feel calm or in less pain: soothing music a soothing effect/voice Calming and relaxing
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