[BT英语0074] allay

allay


al (偶) + lay(累,或者躺下)= 我累了,我躺下了 = 放松,减轻,缓解,解除(忧虑、苦痛、疼痛等)

His fever was allayed by the medicine.这药剂使他退烧了。

The police tried to allay her fears but failed.警察力图减轻她的恐惧,但是没有收到什么效果。

They are trying to allay public fears about the spread of the disease.他们正竭力减轻公众对这种疾病传播的恐惧。

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