Definition of Allay

Allay v. t. means: To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; as, to allay the severity of affliction or the bitterness of adversity.

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Allay v. t. means: To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; as, to allay the severity of affliction or the bitterness of adversity.

Meaning of Allay

Allay (v. t.) means: To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; as, to allay the severity of affliction or the bitterness of adversity.

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Allay (v. t.): To make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm; as, to allay popular excitement; to allay the tumult of the passions.

Allay (v. t.): To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; as, to allay the severity of affliction or the bitterness of adversity.

Allayed (imp. & p. p.): of Allay

Allaying (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Allay

Allay (n.): Alloy.

Allegge (v. t.): See Alegge and Allay.

Delay (n.): To allay; to temper.

Legge (v. t.): To lighten; to allay.

Alegge (v. t.): To allay or alleviate; to lighten.

Allay (n.): Alleviation; abatement; check.

Allay (v. t.): To diminish in strength; to abate; to subside.

Hush (v. t.): To appease; to allay; to calm; to soothe.

Antemetic (n.): A remedy to check or allay vomiting.

Allay (v. t.): To mix (metals); to mix with a baser metal; to alloy; to deteriorate.

Lay (v. t.): To cause to be still; to calm; to allay; to suppress; to exorcise, as an evil spirit.

Antiorgastic (a.): Tending to allay venereal excitement or desire; sedative.

Contemper (v. t.): To modify or temper; to allay; to qualify; to moderate; to soften.

Emollient (n.): An external something or soothing application to allay irritation, soreness, etc.

Charm (n.): To subdue or overcome by some secret power, or by that which gives pleasure; to allay; to soothe.

Lenitive (n.): That which softens or mitigates; that which tends to allay passion, excitement, or pain; a palliative.

Acetanilide (n.): A compound of aniline with acetyl, used to allay fever or pain; -- called also antifebrine.

Cool (v. t.): To moderate the heat or excitement of; to allay, as passion of any kind; to calm; to moderate.

Alloy (v. t.): To abate, impair, or debase by mixture; to allay; as, to alloy pleasure with misfortunes.

Solace (n.): To allay; to assuage; to soothe; as, to solace grief.

Slake (a.): To allay; to quench; to extinguish; as, to slake thirst.

Assuage (v. t.): To soften, in a figurative sense; to allay, mitigate, ease, or lessen, as heat, pain, or grief; to appease or pacify, as passion or tumult; to satisfy, as appetite or desire.

Slocken (v. t.): To quench; to allay; to slake. See Slake.

Tranquillize (v. t.): To render tranquil; to allay when agitated; to compose; to make calm and peaceful; as, to tranquilize a state disturbed by factions or civil commotions; to tranquilize the mind.

Quell (v. t.): To quiet; to allay; to pacify; to cause to yield or cease; as, to quell grief; to quell the tumult of the soul.

Pacify (v. t.): To make to be at peace; to appease; to calm; to still; to quiet; to allay the agitation, excitement, or resentment of; to tranquillize; as, to pacify a man when angry; to pacify pride, appetite, or importunity.

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Meaning of Allay

Allay means: To make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm; as, to allay popular excitement; to allay the tumult of the passions.

Meaning of Allay

Allay means: To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; as, to allay the severity of affliction or the bitterness of adversity.

Meaning of Allayed

Allayed means: of Allay

Meaning of Allaying

Allaying means: of Allay

Meaning of Allay

Allay means: Alloy.

Meaning of Allegge

Allegge means: See Alegge and Allay.

Meaning of Delay

Delay means: To allay; to temper.

Meaning of Legge

Legge means: To lighten; to allay.

Meaning of Alegge

Alegge means: To allay or alleviate; to lighten.

Meaning of Allay

Allay means: Alleviation; abatement; check.

Meaning of Allay

Allay means: To diminish in strength; to abate; to subside.

Meaning of Hush

Hush means: To appease; to allay; to calm; to soothe.

Meaning of Antemetic

Antemetic means: A remedy to check or allay vomiting.

Meaning of Allay

Allay means: To mix (metals); to mix with a baser metal; to alloy; to deteriorate.

Meaning of Lay

Lay means: To cause to be still; to calm; to allay; to suppress; to exorcise, as an evil spirit.

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