Allay : Synonyms and Antonyms
Allay( Verb )
Your presence did allay
my fear when I was caught in the traffic jam.Synonyms:
7. Get rid of
8. AssuageContextual Examples:
A person can ease
himself by admitting his fault.
You can lighten
your heart by telling your difficulties to your friends.
We should sincerely fight and abate
the communal forces.
This medicine has a soothing
effect and is likely to relieve the patients of their pain immediately.
His words sounded eloquent but could not palliate
the sorrow of his friend.
Ambitious young people try to get rid of
A stone-hearted person may repress his own feelings but can not assuage
the feelings of others.Antonyms:
4. HeightenContextual Examples:
Timidity always aggravates
a bad situation.
It does not enhance
resistance to dangers.
It tends to worsen
the overall circumstances.
His lack of co-operation heightens
the fear-complex and dislocates high spirits and courageous action.
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