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Word: palliate

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


More Vocab Words

::: surmount - overcome
::: inception - start; beginning
::: disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
::: anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
::: tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
::: prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
::: catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
::: intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
::: gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
::: impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight