What is the opposite of irritate?

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Opposite of to make (someone) annoyed or a little angry
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“She paces the room with her baby close to her chest, murmuring quietly against her ear to pacify her.”
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Opposite of to cause inflammation to (one's skin)
“She immediately applied some balm to soothe the burn and gave her a chocolate bar to divert her attention.”
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Opposite of to aggravate, especially a wound
“She reassured the child that the cut was minor and that it would heal over time.”
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Opposite of to harass, annoy, or cause trouble to (someone)
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Opposite of to speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
“I just wanted to compliment Bill on speaking his mind, because I'm sure he gets a lot of flack and criticism for doing this.”
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Opposite of to be, or cause to become, annoyed or irritated
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Opposite of to become, or cause to become, annoyed or irritated
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Opposite of to suffuse with vigor, life, energy, or spirit
“We propose to break their will by proving that they cannot win, and by showing that as long as they continue to try to win, they will have to absorb tremendous losses.”
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(mess with) Opposite of to bother or be annoying with
“I promise to ask one more question and then I'll let you be.”
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