1. A good teacher will work hard to allay the concerns of a new student.
2. Jim hoped a doctor’s diagnosis would allay his worry about the rash on his arm.
3. Last night, I spent over an hour trying to allay my daughter’s fears about the boogieman.
4. Walter tried to allay his wife’s concerns about sending their daughter to an out-of-state college by pointing out the short travel distance by plane.
5. The man’s solid alibi helped to allay the detective’s suspicions about him.