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Synonyms for alleviate

to make less severe or more bearable

Synonyms for alleviate

provide physical relief, as from pain

make easier

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Creating--that is the great salvation from suffering, and life's alleviation.
There was no recovering Miss Taylornor much likelihood of ceasing to pity her; but a few weeks brought some alleviation to Mr.
It will be no alleviation, that these powers will be exercised by a plurality of hands, and not by a single one.
He was in the frame of mind which resents alleviation of its gloom.
Marianne had promised to be guided by her mother's opinion, and she submitted to it therefore without opposition, though it proved perfectly different from what she wished and expected, though she felt it to be entirely wrong, formed on mistaken grounds, and that by requiring her longer continuance in London it deprived her of the only possible alleviation of her wretchedness, the personal sympathy of her mother, and doomed her to such society and such scenes as must prevent her ever knowing a moment's rest.
The fame of the captain as a healer of diseases, had accompanied him to this village, and the great chief, O-push-y-e-cut, now entreated him to exert his skill on his daughter, who had been for three days racked with pains, for which the Pierced-nose doctors could devise no alleviation.