assuage \uh-SWAYJ\, verb:
1. To make milder or less severe; to reduce the intensity of; to ease; to relieve.
2. To appease; to satisfy.
3. To soothe or calm; to pacify.
|In day 746 of The Great Charter Standoff of 2007, technicians arrived to run cables, replace aging equipment and lines, and restore both internet and cable. All was well until thirty minutes after they left, when the internet went down again leaving only the renewed cable and fond thoughts of the McPhee to assuage our hero's rage.|