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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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The most heartening aspect of Raising the Barre: The Geographic, Financial and Economic Trends of Nonprofit Dance Companies is that it confirms suspicions, allays fears and furnishes a modicum of hope--all within the space of fifty-two pages.
Majestic copper beeches and allays of maples still stand, recalling the beauty of Pembroke's famous gardens.
The crucial issue is whether a drug has a therapeutic window, a dose range that allays a patient's illness without causing greater problems.
Today's businesses face many threats to their continuity, from natural disasters and fires, to power failure, vandalism and terrorism, CIMCO's Data Center allays its customers' fears by providing an off-site alternative location for their networks, built to the industry's highest specifications.