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synonyms for soothed

  • allay
  • alleviate
  • appease
  • assuage
  • cool
  • mitigate
  • mollify
  • pacify
  • relieve
  • soften
  • becalm
  • cheer
  • compose
  • console
  • dulcify
  • help
  • hush
  • lighten
  • lull
  • quiet
  • quieten
  • settle
  • square
  • still
  • stroke
  • subdue
  • tranquilize
  • unburden
  • balm
  • butter up
  • calm down
  • cool off
  • make nice
  • make up
  • patch things up
  • play up to
  • pour oil on
  • smooth down
  • take the edge off
  • take the sting out
  • untrouble
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antonyms for soothed

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  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • incite
  • increase
  • intensify
  • irritate
  • provoke
  • trouble
  • upset
  • worry
  • worsen
  • arouse
  • bring down
  • depress
  • discourage
  • disturb
  • excite
  • hurt
  • move
  • distress
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How to use soothed in a sentence

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.
HOW THE PANDEMIC GOT PEOPLE SMOKING AGAINMELINDA FAKUADENOVEMBER 12, 2020VOX
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.
WHY ONE CHILD CAN BE MORE ‘DIFFICULT’ THAN ANOTHERMEGHAN LEAHYNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Red Sox won’t have to worry much about soothing souls in New England, whether inside or outside the organization.
FOR THE RED SOX, REHIRING ALEX CORA MAKES SENSE. BUT IT DOESN’T LOOK GOOD.DAVE SHEININNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
They understand that, to effectively lead their employees, they need to avoid taking a public position, and be prepared to soothe post-election trauma.
BRACE YOURSELVES FOR THE COMING DAYSALAN MURRAYNOVEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
We were also rewarded with views that delivered a soul-soothing mixture of mountain peaks and golden leaves.
AUTUMN IN THE ADIRONDACKS IS A MOUNTAIN DODEBRA BRUNOOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
That has soothed some Democrats’ nerves that this court battle would tip entirely in Republicans’ favor.
WE’RE NOT SEEING EVIDENCE YET THAT THE SUPREME COURT BATTLE IS SHAKING UP THE FIGHT FOR THE SENATEAMBER PHILLIPSOCTOBER 1, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He took the seat offered to him, by the Marchioness; and listened to her conversation with soothed attention.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
No human ear heard her cries for help, no pitying voice soothed her last agonies.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
He felt inclined to believe it, but while it soothed his torn and throbbing pride, it by no means lessened his apprehension.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Sillery possessed a feeling heart, and was soothed and comforted by the devotion of his friend.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO SOOTHED

  • attracted
  • bedazzled
  • beguiled
  • bewitched
  • captivated
  • delighted
  • enraptured
  • enticed
  • entranced
  • fascinated
  • hypnotized
  • lured
  • mesmerized
  • moonstruck
  • pleased
  • possessed
  • protected
  • soothed
  • spellbound
  • tempted
  • under a spell
  • won over
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