allay

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To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate

to allay the severity of affliction or the bitterness of adversity.

To subside, become peaceful

And the wynde alayed, and there folowed a greate calme: and he sayde unto them: why are ye fearfull?.

To make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm

to allay the tumult of the passions.

to calm the violence or reduce the intensity of; mitigate
{v} to abate, pacify, quiet
lessen the intensity of or calm; "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears"
satisfy (thirst); "The cold water quenched his thirst"
{f} relieve; calm; alleviate pain; alleviate fear
Alloy
To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; as, to allay the severity of affliction or the bitterness of adversity
To diminish in strength; to abate; to subside
If you allay someone's fears or doubts, you stop them feeling afraid or doubtful. He did what he could to allay his wife's fears. = calm. allay (sb's) fear/concern/suspicion etc to make someone feel less afraid, worried etc
To make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm; as, to allay popular excitement; to allay the tumult of the passions
To mix (metals); to mix with a baser metal; to alloy; to deteriorate
Alleviation; abatement; check
allayed
{a} eased, lessened, abated, suppressed
allayed
past of allay
allaying
present participle of allay
allays
third-person singular of allay
allay
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