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Word: palliate

Definition: ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)


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::: elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
::: clime - climate
::: faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
::: facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
::: murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
::: derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
::: antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
::: tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
::: transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
::: exclaim - cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory