Soothe, make an unpleasant feeling less intense. Satisfy a desire for.
Middle English: from Old French assouagier.
“Hopefully receiving the letter will assuage her fears.”
“It was an opportunity for him to assuage his desire for knowledge.”
Pompous or extravagant in language, style, or manner, especially in a way that is intended to impress.
Late 16th century: from Latin grandiloquus, literally ‘grand-speaking’, from grandis ‘grand’ + loqui ‘speak’. The ending was altered in English by association with eloquent.