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Synonyms for allay

verb reduce something, usually a pain or a problem
  • alleviate
  • assuage
  • calm
  • ease
  • lessen
  • mitigate
  • mollify
  • pacify
  • abate
  • compose
  • decrease
  • lighten
  • moderate
  • quiet
  • square
  • cool out
  • make nice
  • play up to
  • pour oil on
  • take the bite out
  • take the sting out

Antonyms for allay

  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • incite
  • increase
  • intensify
  • irritate
  • upset
  • worry
  • worsen
  • enlarge
  • provoke
  • stir
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to allay

abate

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

abated

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

abating

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

alleviate

verb. relieve; lessen

alleviated

verb. relieve; lessen

alleviates

verb. relieve; lessen
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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