What is the meaning of allay?

verb

  • Lessen the intensity of or calm.
    • usage: "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears"
  • Satisfy (thirst. )
    • usage: "The cold water quenched his thirst"
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APAWordNet. (2010). allay. Retrieved February 17, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/allay/definitions/1255742
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HarvardWordNet 2010, allay, Smart Define, viewed 17 February, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/allay/definitions/1255742>.
MLAWordNet. "allay" 23 October 2010. Web. 17 February 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/allay/definitions/1255742>
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