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take the sting out of

see definition of take the sting out of
  • as insalve
  • as intemper
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Synonyms for take the 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 the 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.

More words related to take the sting out of

salve

verb. soothe

temper

verb. calm, moderate

tempered

verb. calm, moderate

tempering

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