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Victorian Ghosts, 1852-1907: EN 4573 Collection


Deriving from Old French, assuage means to mitigate and soften harsh or intense feelings as well as brutal situations. In other words, to correct a disturbance in order for the situation to become calm and collected.

"assuage, v." OED Online, Oxford University Press, September 2020, Accessed 21 October 2020.


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