Sentence Examples


  • Elisabeth stood at the piano which did nothing to allay his anxiety.
  • A good palliative is sweet oil; this will allay any corrosive irritation of the throat and stomach, and at the same time cause vomiting.
  • This policy did not allay the discontent of the Macedonian army, and when Alexander in the summer of 324 moved to the cooler region of Media, an actual mutiny of the Macedonians broke out on the way at Opis on the Tigris.
  • The Italian government attached little importance to the occurrence, and believed that a diplomatic expression of regret would suffice to allay Austrian irritation.
  • But the Tribuni Majores were equally powerless to allay the jealousies of the growing townships which formed the lagoon community.

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