He did not speak words meant to soothe a “fundamentalist” audience.
In late 2007 Romney traveled to Texas AM to soothe evangelicals with a speech that downplayed the distinctiveness of Mormonism.
Working hard to turn heads and soothe nerves is Osmel Sousa.
Or just maybe the occasional pig-out does soothe the soul and make for a happier, healthier individual.
Used just “to soothe would-be emancipators while he deflected their petitions.”
Lance longed for the right to soothe her, but only durst lay his hand on the back of her chair.
Her heart hurt until her hand crept to her side in an effort to soothe it.
To soothe the irritation, the stomach should be soaped in the same manner as recommended in Head, Soaping the (see also Lather).
The man continued to address, to expostulate, to pray, to soothe.
During those dreadfully long hours your presence was a blessing; it could soothe away the pain and bring hope and comfort.
Old English soðian "show to be true," from soð "true" (see sooth). Sense of "quiet, comfort, mollify" is first recorded 1690s, via notion of "to assuage one by asserting that what he says is true" (i.e. to be a yes-man), a sense attested from 1560s (and cf. Old English gesoð "a parasite, flatterer"). Meaning "reduce the intensity" (of a pain, etc.) is from 1711. Related: Soothed; soothing.