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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)

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While allaying many of the remaining doubts about the safety and survivability of such transplants, the report may also fan the flames of controversy over researchers' growing use of fetal tissue from induced abortions.
The objective in offering this CD-ROM of the teleconference, "Successful Hospice Marketing Methods," is to share those marketing methods that been successful in: Increasing the public's knowledge of hospice - emphasizing the wonderful work they do and allaying public fears; and increasing physicians comfort level with Hospice - so patients are referred to Hospice in a more beneficial timeframe.
Meanwhile Jonny Wilkinson was last night cleared of serious injury, withNewcastle director of rugby Rob Andrew allaying fears he could miss England's Six Nations campaign.
Educating public regarding safety measures adopted for their cultivation may aid in effectively allaying fears on these concerns as well.
Allaying some of these concerns is the relatively stable nature of these facilities and the historically strong property level rent coverage (more than 4x), which could result in these assets remaining attractive to HEALTHSOUTH and/or an alternative operator.
Allaying financial pressures will be the completion of the county's most-pressing capital needs and a stable debt profile.