WRITING CONTEST #38: use the word “assuage” in a sentence.

DEADLINE:    May 20th

SENTENCE WRITING CONTEST: Every Monday a new, interesting vocabulary word will be posted here, as well as a sentence using that word.

Your job is to create and post a new, better sentence in the comment box, using the same word. Yes, you may change the form of the word. Yes, I’ll be the judge. Yes, I am a subjective judge  ( I like clever or funny, I hate bigotry).

The winning sentence will be announced here the following Monday.


Verb.  1.Make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense.   2. Satisfy (an appetite or desire): “an opportunity occurred to assuage her desire for knowledge”.  Synonym: soothe

SENTENCE TO BEAT:  She refrained from following me, quashing my confidence, leaving me with the need to assuage the fear burning in my belly.   

5 responses to “WRITING CONTEST #38: use the word “assuage” in a sentence.

  1. Assuage inspector from the City criticized my leaking septic tank.

  2. The doctor thought to assuage her fears by telling her an MRI would rule out a brain trumor, but as the words “brain” and “tumor” swirled in her already painful head, her fears only grew into the thought, “If I kick you in the assuage, will this all go away?!”

  3. The pre-meditated sense of perserverance assuaged my sudden fear of what the future has in store for me, now.

  4. martini lover

    “Don’t bother trying to assuage your guilt by confessing — I’m never going to forgive you.”

  5. The memo from headquarters did little to assuage the flame of fear burning down the office