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allay
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The Winter's Tale
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  • Besides, the penitent king, my master, hath sent for me; to whose feeling sorrows I might be some allay, or I o’erween to think so,—which is another spur to my departure.

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  • It does not allay Israeli fears.
  • be moderate; allay thy ecstasy; In measure rain thy joy; scant this excess; I feel too much thy blessing; make it less, For fear I surfeit!
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice

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