reassurance :

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ree uh shoo ruhns

  • n  the act of reassuring; restoring someone's confidence

  • What "reassurance" was expected from the speech tonight, Karen?.
  • McCain enjoys no such benefit of the doubt, and so he had to offer blunt reassurance.
  • His dark blue eyes dart left and right in search of the familiar reassurance of his mother's face.
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  • John Updike in FOXNews
    I just accept the reassurance,Updike, who attends an Episcopalian church, told the AP when asked about his faith. "I remember the times when I was wrestling with these issues that I would feel crushed. I was crushed by the purely...
  • Robert Gates in Wall Street Journal
    The international community has offered the Iranian government multiple opportunities to provide reassurance on its intentions,Mr. Gates said. "The results have been very disappointing."
  • Mia Farrow in 940 News
    They wanted some reassurance that we were not here to disrupt the torch relay, which of course we are not,Farrow said later.

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