Remind me again, how is that supposed to assuage the irritation of recently laid-off employees?
There is also the related question of how far he might go to assuage them.
But the GOP could assuage that tension by promulgating a hard-core, Republican version of gay and straight marriage.
In the Obama-Clinton battle, you did not by and large see the two Democrats trying to assuage the concerns of the liberal base.
To assuage her pride, she also volunteered at the center, allowing her to claim the free food was her due.
What will mortals not do, to what lengths have men not gone, to assuage the pangs of hunger?
But his well-meant attempt to assuage the stricken creature's wo was futile.
Louis said every thing that cheering anticipations could devise, to assuage this impatience.
It was Roger's first experience in trying to assuage the grief of any one else.
The agitation of his grief began to assuage and he could now listen calmly and without emotion to her words.
c.1300, from Anglo-French assuager, Old French assoagier "soften, moderate, alleviate, calm, soothe, pacify," from Vulgar Latin *adsuaviare, from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + suavis "sweet, agreeable" (see sweet). For sound development in French, cf. deluge from Latin diluvium, abridge from abbreviare. Related: Assuaged; assuaging.