Example sentences for: allay

How can you use “allay” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • And with the exception of napalm and Agent Orange used in Vietnam, the United States is not known to have used chemical weapons in battle since World War I. To allay concerns about any loss in deterrence, the Clinton administration has said that the United States will respond to any use of chemical weapons with an "overwhelming and devastating" attack.

  • On the NYT op-ed page, Senator Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., explains why he abstained from a vote for the first time in his 41-year Senate career: because the Senate didn't debate long enough to allay his doubts about the treaty, but it was too important to vote down.

  • [ 11 ] Older children often are given the opportunity to learn about hypnosis outside of their parents' presence in order to minimize their anxiety about successful performance, or to allay concerns about parental interference.

  • That no harm resulted from this aggressive treatment strategy should allay theoretical fears and by doing so remove a major obstacle to the inpatient initiation of lipid-lowing therapy after coronary events.

  • To allay fears of anti-Serb chauvinism, Tito prohibited Albanian-language publications and gave Kosovo's most desirable jobs to Serbs.


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