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soothing

sooh dhing

  • v  give moral or emotional strength to
  • v  cause to feel better
  • s  affording physical relief
    a soothing ointment for her sunburn
  • s  freeing from fear and anxiety

  • The presence of a compassionate person reciting soothing prayers has apparently helped some patients, if by nothing more than a placebo effect.
  • After being burned, we humans tend to avoid what singed us and seek something soothing.
  • She calls his name and makes soothing noises, but Daniel senses something unusual is happening.
News & Articles

  • Noah Waddell, 12-Year-Old Piano Prodigy, Plays For Patients At Florida Hospital (VIDEO)
    Noah Waddell is a little boy with huge talent -- and a big heart to match. The 12-year-old piano prodigy has been dedicating his time and skill to soothing patients at a Florida hospital, according to ABC. He began his weekly visits to Fort Myers' HealthPark Medical Center last year.
    June 18, 2013 - The Huffington Post
  • Markets Await Word on Interest Rates
    Morning Business Memo… Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke is likely to send financial markets soothing words about interest rates and cheap money. US stock futures and overseas markets rose this morning as hopes grew that the Fed will put off plans to wind down...        
    June 17, 2013 - ABC News
  • Markets Await Fed's Word on Interest Rates
    Morning Business Memo… Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke is likely to send financial markets soothing words about interest rates and cheap money. US stock futures and overseas markets rose this morning as hopes grew that the Fed will put off plans to wind down...
    June 17, 2013 - ABC News via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • David Hanson in TIME
    They rattled off several names to their baby boy, but it wasn't until they whispered "Zeno" that "this look of peace fell over his face; it was like soothing to his ears," Hanson recalled.
  • Stephen Harper in Reuters
    I'm not sure the Alliance is prepared to accept simply soothing reassurances,said Harper.
  • Frank Haith in SI.com
    Basketball's been good for me this week,Haith said. "It's been a tough week. ...... With the tragedy as it is, it's been soothing for me, so to speak, to stay involved."

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