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English verb: allay

1. allay (emotion) lessen the intensity of or calm


SamplesThe news eased my conscience.
Still the fears.


ExamplesThe good news will allay her


Synonymsease, relieve, still


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)comfort, console, solace, soothe


Narrower (hyponym)abreact

2. allay (consumption) satisfy (thirst)


SamplesThe cold water quenched his thirst.


Synonymsassuage, quench, slake


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fill, fulfil, fulfill, meet, satisfy


Entailconsume, have, ingest, take, take in









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