Synonyms & Antonyms : Soothe





Soothe



( Verb )


It is difficult to
soothe a crying baby.

Synonyms:

Palliate

Alleviate

Ease

Appease

Solace

Assuage

Calm

Deaden

Tranquillize

Contextual Examples:

The announcement of financial assistance has
palliated the victims of the earthquake.

The 20-point programme of the Prime Minister has
alleviated the living condition of the poorest of the poor in many parts of the country.

The banking institutions are helping to
ease the financial handicaps of the farmers.

Land reforms are designed to
appease the more restive of the farmers.

Today’s rains have provided great
solace to the draught ridden parts of the region.



Antonyms:

Irritate

Nettle

Inflame

Agitate

Animate

Excite

Stimulate

Exasperate

Enrage

Contextual Examples:

The sulky weather today is rather
irritating.

The trade union has
nettled the workers to resort to a pen-down strike.

The union’s leaders have been warned against
inflaming the workers against the company.

The workers are planning to
agitate for an increase in their wages.

Modern dress fashions which are marked by nudity tend to
animate violence and crime among the youth.




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