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reassuring

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreassuringre‧as‧sur‧ing /ˌriːəˈʃʊərɪŋ◂ $ -ˈʃʊr-/ ●●○ adjective 🔊 🔊 COMFORT/MAKE somebody FEEL BETTERmaking you feel less worried or frightened syn comforting 🔊 a reassuring smileit is reassuring (for somebody) to do something 🔊 It’s reassuring to know that problems are rare.reassuringly adverb
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reassuringI found his words enormously reassuring.My dad tried to sound calm and reassuring.Thus, we can not give the reassuring answer one expects from theories.When he eventually succeeded Nixon, Ford immediately made reassuring noises to his former colleagues in the legislature.Brian and I didn't talk, but occasionally gave one another a reassuring pat.You need a reassuring presence in your life, Preston.He wanted to be gone, even though Deuce made reassuring promises and Doug could one day turn out to be a friend.This is not a particularly reassuring prospect.The teacher gave him a reassuring smile.Routines are reassuring to a child.They represent a reassuring urban parallel to the exotic exploits of Richard Long and Hamish Fulton.
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