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adjective as in encouraging

adjective as in heartening

adjective as in promising

adjective as in rosy

adjective as in soothing

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State election officials have said that they hope the hand-recount reassures the public about the outcome of the election.

I’m not entirely sure what that’s made out of, but I can reassure you it’s not trees.

In those cases it is reassuring to know that the Navigator’s stability control system is there as a backup, ready to clamp down on the truck’s brakes individually to reign the trailer in if needed.

Mechanical Petzl ascenders were important, and a scuffed red helmet was reassuring, but ultimately the beefy limb made everything possible.

The disaster was a source of anguish and humiliation for the country, but by acknowledging the failure directly, Reagan demonstrated a measure of transparency that was ultimately reassuring.

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The cerebral McLaughlin, who also served as acting director of Central Intelligence, was hardly reassuring on the “what now?”

In other words, the Democrats could certainly still win, but the math is considerably less reassuring.

In the case of a falsely reassuring prenatal test, there are two possibilities for a lawsuit against a health practitioner.

This is the problem facing the Halls and anyone else who receives a falsely reassuring result on a prenatal test.

I have to admit this answer was not entirely reassuring, but for now it seems the best we can do.

Each day he was sending serenely confident telegrams to Calcutta and receiving equally reassuring ones from a fatuous Viceroy.

The bed threw a shadow on them both, but she could see his benevolent face, anxious and yet reassuring, rather clearly.

Their eyes met, and he smiled a friendly, reassuring smile, such as a father might have bestowed upon a daughter.

The Man from Time had an impulse to get up, walk over to the two frightened children and comfort them with a reassuring smile.

"No doubt he went to Paris upon some important business," Fetherston said, reassuring her.


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On this page you'll find 341 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reassuring, such as: encouraging, refreshing, soothing, abating, allaying, and alleviating.

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