He was gloomy because he passionately longed for some vodka, and the only thing that could assuage
that longing was tea and he had not yet been offered any.
The other night, while I was waiting on him, and just as I had brought him a draught to assuage
his burning thirst, he observed, with a return of his former sarcastic bitterness, 'Yes, you're mighty attentive now
Food, however, became scarce, and I often spent the whole day searching in vain for a few acorns to assuage
the pangs of hunger.
As he stood by the desolate fire, he felt that the only one thing which could assuage
his grief would be thorough and complete retribution, brought by his own hand upon his enemies.
Religious adherence is so popular because religion answers some of our deepest questions and assuages
some of our strongest fears.
Spielberg's narrative genius offers an apologia for his generation that in equal measure assuages
guilt and glories in self-justification, if not self-heroization.
Meanwhile, people report marijuana assuages
some advanced diseases and say the herb eases the vomiting that follows cancer chemotherapy.