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  • as incomforting
  • as insedative

synonyms for allaying

  • encouraging
  • reassuring
  • refreshing
  • soothing
  • abating
  • alleviating
  • assuaging
  • consoling
  • curing
  • freeing
  • inspiriting
  • invigorating
  • lightening
  • mitigating
  • relieving
  • remedying
  • restoring
  • revitalizing
  • revivifying
  • softening
  • solacing
  • succoring
  • sustaining
  • tranquilizing
  • upholding
  • warming
  • analeptic
  • consolatory
  • health-giving
  • heart-warming
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antonyms for allaying

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  • aggravating
  • depressing
  • dispiriting
  • distressing
  • disturbing
  • irritating
  • upsetting
  • worrying
  • agitating
  • upsetting
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How to use allaying in a sentence

But the hour for action was not yet come and he succeeded in allaying suspicions by giving up his arms.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
A machine of great moral value to man, allaying his concern for the future by reminding him what a lot of time remains to him.
THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARYAMBROSE BIERCE
The Treaty of Bukharest, so far from allaying discord, only fomented the ambitions which precipitated the world conflict.
MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. IV OF IV.CHARLES L. GRAVES
The suspension, contrary to increasing the panic, had, curiously enough the immediate effect of somewhat allaying it.
THE INVASIONWILLIAM LE QUEUX
His sudden access to wealth, far from allaying the irritabilities of his nature, had increased and exaggerated them all.
SIR JASPER CAREWCHARLES JAMES LEVER
His last act at Simla was to draft a circular which he hoped would have the effect of allaying excitement in the Native army.
FORTY-ONE YEARS IN INDIAFREDERICK SLEIGH ROBERTS
As Colwyn was equally desirous of allaying his fears, he thanked him for his offer, and stood chatting with him for some moments.
THE SHRIEKING PITARTHUR J. REES
Listen now to the means of allaying it as I indicate them both briefly and in detail.
MAHABHARATA OF KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA BK. 3 PT. 1KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA
This had the desired effect of allaying their fears, and though shy, they became tolerably friendly.
NOTABLE VOYAGERSW.H.G. KINGSTON AND HENRY FRITH
With great difficulty the rabbi succeeded in allaying the excitement.
SIMON EICHELKATZ; THE PATRIARCHULRICH FRANK
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