asswage

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asswage (third-person singular simple present asswages, present participle asswaging, simple past and past participle asswaged)

  1. obsolete spelling of assuage
    • 1611, Bible (Authorized, or King James, Version)[1], Genesis 8:1
      And God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the cattle that was with him in the ark: and God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters asswaged;
    • 1611, Bible (Authorized, or King James, Version)[2], Job 16:5-6
      5. But I would strengthen you with my mouth, and the moving of my lips should asswage your grief.
      6. Though I speak, my grief is not asswaged: and though I forbear, what am I eased?

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