To better see all uses of the word
allay
in
The Brothers Karamazov
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
allay
Used In
The Brothers Karamazov
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • "Be calm, Dmitri Fyodorovitch," said the investigating lawyer evidently trying to allay Mitya’s excitement by his own composure.

  • There are no more uses of "allay" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • 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

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading