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allay 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/əˈlā/,
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allayed, past participle; allayed, past tense; allays, 3rd person singular present; allaying, present participle;
  1. Diminish or put at rest (fear, suspicion, or worry)
    • - the report attempted to educate the public and allay fears
  2. Relieve or alleviate (pain or hunger)
    • - some stale figs partly allayed our hunger

  1. still: lessen the intensity of or calm; "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears"
  2. quench: satisfy (thirst); "The cold water quenched his thirst"
  3. Appeasement is commonly understood to refer to a diplomatic policy aimed at avoiding war by making concessions to another power.James P. Levy, Appeasement and rearmament: Britain, 1936-1939, Rowman and Littlefield, 2006 It has been described as "... ...
  4. To make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm; To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; To subside, become peaceful
  5. (allayed) put at rest; quieted; stopped