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Definition of aleviate

"aleviate" is probably misspelled. Trying alleviate instead Definition of alleviate

1. alleviate [ v ] provide physical relief, as from pain
Examples: "This pill will relieve your headaches"

Used in print:

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

Hell 's own amount of chaulmoogra_oil did nothing to alleviate their torment ; they expired amid indescribable fantods , imploring the Blessed_One to forgive their desecration .

Synonyms relieve alleviate assuage palliate Related Terms better comfort soothe relief easing alleviator palliative

2. alleviate [ v ] make easier
Examples: "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge"

Used in print:

(James Thurber, "The Future, If Any, of Comedy,"...)

It has identified itself with the very tension and terror it once did so much to alleviate .

Synonyms facilitate ease alleviate Related Terms help easing facilitator

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