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Word: palliate

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


More Vocab Words

::: repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
::: annul - make void
::: hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
::: rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
::: increment - increase
::: relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
::: caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
::: bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
::: amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
::: strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner