be assuaged

See: relent
References in classic literature ?
Philip discovered that the greatest tragedy of life to these people was not separation or death, that was natural and the grief of it could be assuaged with tears, but loss of work.
Still I think local pride will be assuaged that in a week spent travelling from the Eden Valley and with the rival attractions of Appleby, Malham Cove, Skipton, Haworth and Bront'land, Hebden Bridge, Hardcastle Crags and Saltaire, two days should be devoted to us.
High school trustee Sue Stokka believes conflicts among students and staff over religion and race can be assuaged by teaching about religion.
Q How can they be assuaged by measures that aren't nailed down yet?