Definition of Assuagers

1. Noun. (plural of assuager) ¹

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Definition of Assuagers

1. assuager [n] - See also: assuager

Literary usage of Assuagers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Iliad by Homer (1851)
"... sat in the tent of valour-loving Eurypylus, and delighted him with his discourse; and to the severe wound he applied medicines, assuagers of dark pains. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1849)
"of mercy, and assuagers of anguish, they resembled the destroying angel; for, in every house they entered, they were marked by death and desolation. ..."

3. William George Ward and the Catholic Revival by Wilfrid Philip Ward (1893)
"Both the heath and the play were great assuagers of all evils, physical and mental, but the play came first. When I wrote to him in 1879 congratulating him ..."

4. Our Benevolent Feudalism by William James Ghent (1902)
"They will be the safeguards of the realm, the assuagers of popular suspicion and discontent. So long as they rightly fulfil. their functions, ..."

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