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to make less severe or more bearable

to make or become calm

Synonyms for allay

lessen the intensity of or calm

satisfy (thirst)

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Muqren duly allayed Lebanese fears by categorically denying rife rumors of an imminent Saudi government intention to expel them all within short notice.
Initial fears that the 25-year- old back had broken his leg were allayed by an X-ray which revealed no break, but an MRI scan at the Royal Bath United Hospi-tal yesterday morning uncovered extensive tissue damage.
He said the redesign has allayed the group's concerns that traffic to and from so many apartments and a larger shopping center would create a traffic problem in their neighborhood, one of Santa Clarita's newest.
holding company; however, some of the concerns regarding its weak tangible capital base are allayed by the implied support of BNP.
holding company; however, some of these concerns regarding its tangible capital base are allayed by the implied support of BNP.
Now, with investors' fears somewhat allayed about TRW's automotive unit, Gremmels said Northrop's acquisition can proceed with fewer obstacles.
holding company, however, some of these concerns regarding its weak tangible capital base are allayed by the implied support of BNP.
I don't think it allayed his concerns at all,'' Pfeifer said.