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allayed

(ă-lād′)
Diminished in severity; mitigated, moderated.
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He also allayed Lebanese apprehensions regarding rumors of an imminent Saudi withdrawal of funds deposited in Lebanese banks.
holding company, however, some of these concerns regarding its weak tangible capital base are allayed by the implied support of BNP.
Now, with investors' fears somewhat allayed about TRW's automotive unit, Gremmels said Northrop's acquisition can proceed with fewer obstacles.
Wilmington's recent strong performance has allayed Fitch's concerns, particularly with regards to its Net Interest Margin and funding profile.
I don't think it allayed his concerns at all,'' Pfeifer said.
The Board's doubts regarding NBO's proposal have not been allayed by the fact that nearly three weeks have passed since NBO's initial proposal, and NBO still has not provided the Company with any assurances that it can obtain the necessary financing to complete the acquisition, despite several requests for such evidence.
That allayed the fears of Steven Soboroff, head of the committee that monitors Proposition BB spending and pushed for the expiration date.
These concerns are partially allayed by Executive Risk's extensive risk mitigation efforts, which include increased underwriting diligence, claims-made coverages, occurrence/aggregate policy caps and broader reinsurance coverages to minimize exposures on higher-risk classes of business.
But Bronson said she allayed many callers' concerns by pointing out that KBET will continue to broadcast the Jim Rome show, Dodgers games and other sports events.
MacGillivray allayed any fears about his lack of experience against Purdue, averaging 44.
Officials said that because of the effectiveness of the program, community confidence in law enforcement has risen and fears have been allayed.
Castro said she initially had her doubts that the review could delay construction, but her fears had been allayed.