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Having a gently calming effect
“The relaxing sound of the water was more soothing than a new age meditation tape.”
Reducing pain or discomfort
“Lotions with peppermint oil can be especially soothing to tired feet.”
Not harsh or stern especially in nature or effect
“… spoke to the boy in a soothing voice.”
Present participle for to free from distress or disturbance
“To soothe the feeling I curled up into a ball on my bed and tried to sleep.”
Present participle for to make more bearable or less severe
“The poor and the needy who turn up for treatment at the hospital are now confident that the free drug cell working inside this room will soothe their pain.”
Present participle for to ease the grief or distress of
“… there seemed to be no words sufficient to soothe the bereaved parents.”
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