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take sting out of

  • as insalve
  • as intemper
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Synonyms for take sting out of

verb soothe
  • alleviate
  • assuage
  • mollify
  • pacify
  • unburden
  • ally
  • balm
  • becalm
  • calm
  • ease
  • heal
  • quiet
  • relieve
  • settle
  • soften
  • still
  • calm down
  • cool off
  • pour oil on
  • smooth down
  • take the edge off
  • take the sting out of
  • untrouble

Antonyms for take sting out of

  • agitate
  • incite
  • upset
  • harm
  • hurt
  • injure
  • irritate
  • move
  • trouble
  • worry
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.