Abate and Allay

Abate

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Abate verb – To grow less in scope or intensity especially gradually.
Allay is a synonym for abate in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Allay" instead a verb "Abate", when it comes to topics like action, ease, lessen, reduce.
Nearby Words: abatement, abating
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Allay

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Allay verb – To make more bearable or less severe.
Usage example: a gentle breeze would allay the heat

Abate is a synonym for allay in reduce topic. You can use "Abate" instead a verb "Allay", if it concerns topics such as activity, assuage, reduce something.
Nearby Word: allaying
Synonyms for Allay
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Allay and Abate. (2016). Retrieved 2021, July 25, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/abate/allay
Abate & Allay. N.p., 2016. Web. 25 Jul. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/abate/allay>.
Allay or Abate. 2016. Accessed July 25, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/abate/allay.

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