Assuage is a verb used as an expression or relieving soothing a desire or feeling for e.g. only money can assuage a gambler’s thirst for more and more of it.
Meanings of Assuage
1. To relieve or satisfy
2. To make less severe or soothe
3. To mollify; pacify
Usage examples for Avow
1. Count Dracula was said to assuage his thirst with human blood.
2. Only true love could assuage the pain of his broken heart.
3.Every now and then we need to assuage the needs of the child in us .
Allay, alleviate, satisfy, mitigate