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Soon after making it, I read in “The Oxford Companion to Food” that the word dill is derived from the Old Norse dilla, meaning to lull and that dill water has been used for soothing babies.
CALLING ALL DILL LOVERS: THIS OLD-SCHOOL HAM SALAD SANDWICH IS FOR YOUANN MALONEYJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There were rumbling thunderstorms, and the soothing sound of rain on the tents put us to sleep at night.
IN BIG SKY COUNTRY, A PANDEMIC-ERA FLY-FISHING GETAWAYCARL FINCKEJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It turns brothy soups into thicker, congee-like ones, which makes them even more soothing and comforting.
AN AROMATIC CHICKEN SOUP TO RESTORE THE BODY AND REVIVE THE SPIRITOLGA MASSOVJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s a clever piece of engineering that wraps a ton of soothing elements—music, spinning gears, mechanical feedback—in one palm-sized memento.
THOUGHTFUL GIFTS FOR SOMEONE IN GRIEFPURBITA SAHADECEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Some soothing protectionLet’s face it, there are parts of your body you just can’t put Merino wool on.
THE HOTTEST GIFTS TO BUY FOR THE FRIEND WHO’S ALWAYS COLDSANDRA GUTIERREZ G.NOVEMBER 20, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Lamb fills his case, and lights this the ne plus ultra of a soothing weed.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Under the soothing influence of beauty, however, the vicar forgot his woes.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It combats ennui, lassitude, and intolerable vacuity, soothing the nerves and diverting attention from self.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Everywhere I marked only pleasant and soothing effects from the use of tobacco.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Here too its many virtues were first discovered, and its soothing effects first felt and appreciated.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SOOTHING

  • balmy
  • benign
  • benignant
  • blah
  • bland
  • breezy
  • calm
  • choice
  • clear
  • clement
  • cool
  • dainty
  • delicate
  • demulcent
  • easy
  • emollient
  • exquisite
  • faint
  • fine
  • flat
  • genial
  • ho-hum
  • lenient
  • lenitive
  • light
  • lukewarm
  • medium
  • mellow
  • moderate
  • nothing
  • nothing much
  • pabulum
  • pacific
  • peaceful
  • placid
  • smooth
  • soft
  • soothing
  • sunny
  • tempered
  • tepid
  • untroubled
  • vanilla
  • warm
  • weak
  • wimpy
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