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pour oil on

  • as inassuage
  • as inplacate
  • as insalve
  • as insoothe
  • as inallay
  • as inalleviate
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Synonyms for pour oil on

verb soothe, relieve
  • allay
  • alleviate
  • appease
  • lessen
  • mitigate
  • mollify
  • pacify
  • placate
  • quench
  • sate
  • satisfy
  • soften
  • temper
  • calm
  • compose
  • conciliate
  • cool
  • ease
  • fill
  • lighten
  • lull
  • moderate
  • palliate
  • propitiate
  • quiet
  • still
  • surfeit
  • sweeten
  • tranquilize
  • make nice
  • pour oil on
  • take the edge off
  • take the sting out

Antonyms for pour oil on

  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • dissatisfy
  • incite
  • increase
  • intensify
  • irritate
  • provoke
  • trouble
  • upset
  • worry
  • worsen
  • anger
  • deplete
  • excite
  • exacerbate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to pour oil on

allay

verb. reduce something, usually a pain or a problem

alleviate

verb. relieve; lessen

alleviated

verb. relieve; lessen

alleviates

verb. relieve; lessen

alleviating

verb. relieve; lessen

assuage

verb. soothe, relieve
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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