how to pronounce allay

/əˈlɛɪ/

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allay is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of allay

verb:

  1. To mix (metals); to mix with a baser metal; to alloy; to deteriorate.
  2. To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate.
  3. To make worse by the introduction of inferior elements.
  4. To subside, abate, become peaceful.
  5. To make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm.

noun:

  1. An alloy.
  2. Alleviation; abatement; check.

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