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Definition 1: satisfy (thirst) - [verb of consumption]

Samples where allay or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The cold water quenched his thirst

Synonyms for allay in the sense of this definition

(allay is a kind of ...) fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction

"does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?" "This job doesn't match my dreams" "meet a need"

(allay implies ...) serve oneself to, or consume regularly

"Have another bowl of chicken soup!" "I don't take sugar in my coffee"

Definition 2: lessen the intensity of or calm - [verb of emotion]

Samples where allay or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The news eased my conscience
  • still the fears

Synonyms for allay in the sense of this definition

(allay is a kind of ...) give moral or emotional strength to

(... is a kind of allay ) discharge bad feelings or tension through verbalization

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