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allay

synonym (synonym of allay)

  • (verb)
    Allay and alleviate are closely kindred in signification, and have been often interchanged in usage. But, in strictness, to allay is to lay to rest, q more.. (verb)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    lessen the intensity of or calm (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    satisfy (thirst) (verb.consumption)
     

antonym (antonym of allay)

hypernym (allay IS A KIND OF .... relation)

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF allay relation)

  • lessen the intensity of or calm (verb.emotion)
    discharge bad feelings or tension through verbalization (verb.emotion)
     

entail (entailment relations of allay)

derivation (.... is derived from allay)

  • lessen the intensity of or calm (verb.emotion)
    the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    (poetic) tranquil silence (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress) (noun.state)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym entail derivation alleviate compose quiet ease relieve still agitate excite kindle rouse stir up arouse fill fulfil fulfill meet comfort console abreact consume have ingest take take in alleviation easement easing hush still stillness

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