Allay and Diminish


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Allay verb – To make more bearable or less severe.
Diminish is a synonym for allay in reduce topic. In some cases you can use "Diminish" instead a verb "Allay".
Nearby Word: allaying
Synonyms for Allay


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Diminish verb – To express scornfully one's low opinion of.
Allay is a synonym for diminish in relieve topic. Sometimes you can use "Allay" instead a verb "Diminish", if it concerns topics such as reduce.
Nearby Words: diminution, diminishing
Synonyms for Diminish

Common collocations

little allay little diminish little
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Diminish and Allay. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 12, from
Allay & Diminish. N.p., 2016. Web. 12 Jun. 2021. <>.
Diminish or Allay. 2016. Accessed June 12, 2021.

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