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Synonyms of palliate

Verb


1. extenuate, palliate, mitigate, apologize, apologise, excuse, justify, rationalize, rationalise

usage: lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of; "The circumstances extenuate the crime"

2. relieve, alleviate, palliate, assuage, better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate

usage: provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"

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