allay


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Synonyms for allay

Synonyms for allay

to make less severe or more bearable

to make or become calm

Synonyms for allay

lessen the intensity of or calm

satisfy (thirst)

References in classic literature ?
The blacks did not understand her words, but they saw the cause of her trouble, and soon a young woman had pulled her into a hut and with several others was doing her poor best to quiet the child and allay its agony.
Macey, who felt very well satisfied with this attack on youthful presumption; "you're right there, Tookey: there's allays two 'pinions; there's the 'pinion a man has of himsen, and there's the 'pinion other folks have on him.
and my head went working like a mill, for I was allays uncommon for turning things over and seeing all round 'em; and I says to myself, "Is't the meanin' or the words as makes folks fast i' wedlock?
Drumlow, and then I out wi' everything, but respectful, as I allays did.
For there was allays a talk as nobody could get rich on the Warrens: though he holds it cheap, for it's what they call Charity Land.
Thee't like thy dog Gyp--thee bark'st at me sometimes, but thee allays lick'st my hand after.
Tulliver, "for she's as jealous and having as can be, and's allays trying to make the worst o' my poor children to their aunts and uncles.
child than sister Deane's, for she'd allays a very poor color for one of our family, sister Deane had.
Summary: Economy Minister Alain Hakim had to allay fears of a bread crisis Wednesday after fears of trash pollution led one of the country's largest flour mills to suspend operations.
Manama: Bahrain's Advocate General Wael Bu Allay said the Public Prosecution is appealing the court sentence against Ali Salman, the secretary general of the Al Wefaq society.
The secretary general might receive a prison sentence locking him up to 10 years, in addition to another accusation of "publicly humiliating a foreign country," Wael Bu Allay, an Advocate General, said in a statement cited by Bahrain News Agency (BNA).
He added that it was not just the World Cup that drove user growth, in an effort to allay fears that the company would not be able to keep the users it gained during the sporting event.
We are extremely excited to add ActiPatch and Allay to our product portfolio, and to be able to provide directly to patients the drug-free and highly effective pain relief of bioelectroceuticals(TM)", said Marcello Castellano, principal and head of International Business Development of One Globe Biotechnology.
and One Globe Biotechnology, LLC will now offer these innovative products ActiPatch and Allay Therapy in addition to RecoveryRx, a medical device that provides drug-free, 24-hour therapy to reduce pain, inflammation, and accelerate healing.
Government officials have been trying meanwhile to allay fears by confirming that the charade will dissipate in no time and that the actual invading swarms were not of the devouring type.