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allay
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • This furious music allayed his dread and, leaning against the windowledge, he let his eyelids close again.
  • The sad quiet grey-blue glow of the dying day came through the window and the open door, covering over and allaying quietly a sudden instinct of remorse in Stephen’s heart.

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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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