Definitions for allayəˈleɪ
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still, allay, relieve, ease(verb)
lessen the intensity of or calm
"The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears"
quench, slake, allay, assuage(verb)
"The cold water quenched his thirst"
To make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm.
To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate.
to allay the severity of affliction or the bitterness of adversity
To subside, become peaceful.
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 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
alleviation; abatement; check
to mix (metals); to mix with a baser metal; to alloy; to deteriorate
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The non immediacy of it is arguably a benefit, sally Satel do n’t want people acting impulsively. That ’s why building in a time lag could be advantageous and allay anxiety.
Friendship is the allay of our sorrows, the ease of our passions, the discharge of our oppressions, the sanctuary to our calamities, the counselor of our doubts, the clarity of our minds.
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