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  • Allaying — Allay Al*lay , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Allayed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Allaying}.] [OE. alaien, aleggen, to lay down, put down, humble, put an end to, AS. [=a]lecgan; [=a] (cf. Goth. us , G. er , orig. meaning out) + lecgan to lay; but confused with old… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • allaying — al·lay || É™ leɪ v. relieve; calm; alleviate pain; alleviate fear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • allaying — allayˈing noun • • • Main Entry: ↑allay …   Useful english dictionary

  • rite of passage — 1. Anthropol. a ceremony performed to facilitate or mark a person s change of status upon any of several highly important occasions, as at the onset of puberty or upon entry into marriage or into a clan. 2. any important act or event that serves… …   Universalium

  • disarming — adj. 1. capable of allaying suspicion or hostility and inspiring confidence; as, a disarming smile. [WordNet 1.5] 2. capable of allaying hostility. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refrigerant — 1. Cooling; reducing slight fever. 2. An agent that gives a sensation of coolness or relieves feverishness. [L. re frigero, pp. atus, pr. p. ans, to make cold, fr. frigus (frigor ), cold] * * * re·frig·er·ant ri frij (ə )rənt adj allaying heat or …   Medical dictionary

  • pacify — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To mollify] Syn. conciliate, appease, placate, mollify, propitiate, assuage, soothe, smooth over, calm, tranquilize, subdue, pour oil on troubled waters; see also quiet 1 . 2. [To quiet] Syn. soothe, silence, lull; see quiet …   English dictionary for students

  • ληξιπύρετον — ληξιπύρετος allaying fever masc/fem acc sg ληξιπύρετος allaying fever neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ἀκεσώδυνον — ἀκεσώδυνος allaying pain masc/fem acc sg ἀκεσώδυνος allaying pain neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • pacify — [pas′ə fī΄] vt. pacified, pacifying [ME pacifien < OFr pacefier < L pacificare < pax (gen. pacis), PEACE + facere, to make, DO1] 1. to make peaceful or calm; appease; tranquilize 2. a) to establish or secure peace in (a …   English World dictionary

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