ameliorate

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to advance to a more desirable state

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It is for this reason that the criminal law has been in all ages more severe than it would have been if the impulse to ameliorate the criminal had been what really inspired it.
The effect was to ameliorate the too savage conditions of the fang- and-claw social struggle.
I sought to improve her manners and ameliorate her general tone; she (supported in this likewise by her relations) resented my endeavours.
Until Congress enacts legislation to deal with the "elephantine mass" of asbestos claims, or at least ameliorates the more egregious litigation abuses, insurers, policyholders and claimants will continue to battle these issues in court.
In addition, the AMT is counterproductive: It exacts its heaviest toll during recessions and thus aggravates, rather than ameliorates, the harsh effects of a business downturn.
Kem, a chemist at the University of Florida, Gainesville, and his colleagues have synthesized from a neurotoxin found in marine worms a compound that ameliorates some symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
Vitality's solution ameliorates these concerns and offers a superior, non-invasive, patient friendly alternative to conventional vasectomy.
Like a biochemical Prince Charming, a common food additive can awaken a sleeping gene that then ameliorates the symptoms of sickle cell anemia and betathalassemia, a new report suggests.