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Word: palliate

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


More Vocab Words

::: artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
::: indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
::: makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
::: knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
::: culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
::: fundamental - basic; primary; essential
::: plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
::: politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
::: revelry - boisterous merrymaking; V. revel: engage boisterous festivities; enjoy greatly; N: boisterous festivity or celebration
::: contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention