Allay and Calm


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Allay verb – To make more bearable or less severe.
Calm is a synonym for allay in reduce topic. In some cases you can use "Calm" instead a verb "Allay", when it comes to topics like soothe, ease, reduce something.
Nearby Word: allaying
Synonyms for Allay


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Calm verb – To free from distress or disturbance.
Usage example: the president's reassuring words did much to calm the public during the national emergency

Allay is a synonym for calm in soothe topic. You can use "Allay" instead a verb "Calm", if it concerns topics such as activity, action, ease, quell.
Nearby Words: calmness, calmed, calming, calmly
Synonyms for Calm

Common collocations

fears allay fears calm fears
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Calm and Allay. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 14, from
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Calm or Allay. 2016. Accessed June 14, 2021.

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