Allay and Moderate


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

Moderate is a synonym for allay in reduce topic. In some cases you can use "Moderate" instead a verb "Allay", when it comes to topics like activity, reduce something.
Nearby Word: allaying
Synonyms for Allay


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Moderate verb – To grow less in scope or intensity especially gradually.
Allay is a synonym for moderate in activity topic. You can use "Allay" instead a verb "Moderate", if it concerns topics such as action, abate, restrain, still.
Nearby Words: modest, moderation, moderately, moderated, modestly
Synonyms for Moderate

Common collocations

little allay little moderate little
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