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n.1.One who, or that which, assuages.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The role of the dental assistant as facilitator and patient educator is emphasized, as are severeal key "virtues" dental assistants are expected to possess, including the "ability to sooth ruffled nerves and tempers," being "a classic example of neatness," acting as "an outdoor advertiser," "an assuager of fear and apprehension," and acting as "a buyer, a manager and an accountant."
Thank the Lord (quite literally) then for Songs Of Praise, whose organ music intro still works, 50 years later, as an effective assuager of all the worries and stresses of life the minute it strikes up.
The intermediary playing the role of investor assuager is sometimes all that's necessary in completing some of the most profitable deals.