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adjective as in homey

adjective as in relieved

adjective as in relieved

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Example Sentences

Nail-biting, thumb-sucking, overeating, and overdrinking are also forms of self-soothing that might be connected to the suckling reflex we have as infants.

From Vox

The most important takeaway of this discussion is that yes, a child can be born to a warm, loving parent and still be avoidant and difficult to soothe.

The Red Sox won’t have to worry much about soothing souls in New England, whether inside or outside the organization.

They understand that, to effectively lead their employees, they need to avoid taking a public position, and be prepared to soothe post-election trauma.

From Fortune

We were also rewarded with views that delivered a soul-soothing mixture of mountain peaks and golden leaves.

Her brown-velvet eyes often soothed me, although her eyebrows added to her every demand: “I mean business!”

I also believe the relative quiet on the Palestinian front has soothed Israelis.

She was overcome with guilt, and as she soothed me, she promised herself no harm would ever come to me again.

But a mere nine months is clearly not enough time to have healed his wounds or soothed his anger.

The singing unnerved Butch as well, but he managed to sit still with his eyes closed, as if soothed by the words and music.

He took the seat offered to him, by the Marchioness; and listened to her conversation with soothed attention.

No human ear heard her cries for help, no pitying voice soothed her last agonies.

He felt inclined to believe it, but while it soothed his torn and throbbing pride, it by no means lessened his apprehension.

Sillery possessed a feeling heart, and was soothed and comforted by the devotion of his friend.

The Parliament, which met burning with indignation, was soothed into good humour.


On this page you'll find 198 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to soothed, such as: captivated, delighted, mesmerized, attracted, bedazzled, and beguiled.

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