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balsamic, calming, demulcent, easeful, emollient, lenitive, palliative, relaxing, restful  
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  ( soothes    3rd person present)   ( soothing          present participle)   ( soothed    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you soothe someone who is angry or upset, you make them feel calmer.  
He would take her in his arms and soothe her...      V n  
It did not take long for the central bank to soothe investors' fears.      V n  
   soothing             adj  
Put on some nice soothing music...     
2       verb   Something that soothes a part of your body where there is pain or discomfort makes the pain or discomfort less severe.  
...body lotion to soothe dry skin.      V n  
   soothing             adj  
Cold tea is very soothing for burns.     

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