It has the potential to extend sexual repertoires, re-invigorate flagging sex lives, increase tolerance and assuage hang-ups.
In their attempts to assuage concerns, organisers had promised to re-schedule endurance races in the event of extreme conditions.
They sound like those who talk up their performance in the bedroom to assuage the anxiety that they don't measure up.
Sending in the troops helps to assuage past guilt.
Parents have less time but more money so they tend to hand out more goodies to hopefully assuage their guilt to make the kids feel good.