Examples of allay in a Sentence
The new advertising campaign is an attempt to allay the public's concerns about the safety of the company's products.
a gentle breeze would allay the heat
Recent Examples of allay from the Web
Moon sought to allay concerns over differences with Trump in interviews before his visit.
To allay some of those anxieties, a patient member of the cabin crew gave me a tour of the facilities.
DeLong didn’t have to wait long to see that happen and have his fears allayed.
But there was no attempt at small talk to allay the awkwardness of this situation.
The trick is to allay the fears of people on both sides, according to Aljazi al-Shebaiki, a retired university professor.
In short, Konig's and Djiby's performances allayed most concerns about whether or not the two target men could play together, although FC Cincinnati head coach Alan Koch suggested Djiby and Konig playing together won't always be the answer.
These are different times, and congregations with undocumented people are terrified, and (the Roman Catholic) Church not taking a position does not allay their fears.
By October 1990, unification was done, not at least because Mr. Kohl allayed the fears of his NATO allies and especially the Soviet Union.
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Synonym Discussion of allay
ALLAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of allay for English Language Learners
: to make (something) less severe or strong
ALLAY Defined for Kids
Definition of allay for Students
1 : to make less severe allay pain
2 : to put to rest allay fears
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