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allay

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