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Word: palliate

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

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::: forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character
::: preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
::: impious - irreverent
::: rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
::: exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
::: warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
::: foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
::: contusion - bruise
::: jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
::: amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body