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allayed

(ă-lād′)
Diminished in severity; mitigated, moderated.
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BEIRUT: Economy Minister Alain Hakim had to allay fears of a bread crisis Wednesday after fears of trash pollution led one of the country's largest flour mills to suspend operations.
These charges include inciting non-compliance with the law and publicly inciting hatred, an act which had disturbed public peace," Bu Allay said in a statement carried by Bahrain News Agency (BNA).
Colonel Jon Campbell, commander of the Joint Ground Based Air Defence, said: "We have done as much as we can to allay people's fears.
Joining the efforts of top nuclear scientists to allay villagers' fear over the controversy embroiled Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, former president APJ Abdul Kalam visited the site on Sunday to see for himself the safety aspects of the reactors.
Bunga-bunga boy Silvio Berlusconi's promise that a pounds 42billion rescue plan will save the day have - perhaps rather unsurprisingly - failed to allay fears.
RUPERT Murdoch's News Corp has offered to sell Sky News to allay concerns about the media giant's takeover bid for British Sky Broadcasting, it was reported last night.
ANKARA, Oct 7, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that they were ready to work together with NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen to find a solution that would allay Turkey's concerns regarding the relations between the Alliance and the European Union.
in suspected terrorist cases, after Washington agreed to major concessions to allay concerns over privacy, according to AP.
Now Peugeot has helped to allay those fears with the results of an independent test by German Automobile Club ADAC which shows the effectiveness of the 207 CC's automatic pop-up protection system.
EPA spokeswoman Mary Mears said that the upcoming testing, which will cost $7 million, should allay any worry.
Yet, rather than allay concerns about the long-term health of U.
The energy giant admitted mistakes had been made as it agreed to meet all recommendations in a report to allay fears over safety.