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to make less severe or more bearable

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She said every citizen should know how to act in case of emergencies and this awareness can lessen the loss of lives in emergencies.
A Spanish study has found that a medium to firm mattress lessens pain among people with chronic lower back pain.
Why have more prosperous and well-heeled people, famous for charity and fund-raising dinners not come together to lessen the misery of the most poverty-stricken, under-privileged, and under-valued segment of society?
Ubial stressed the importance of vaccinating newborns against hepatitis B to lessen the risk of infections later in life.
China is said to be planning to use equity swaps to lessen the debt burden of the nation's commercial banks.
It also lessens human breathing capacity in long term.
I want to send a clear message out to our residents and staff that we are working hard to protect services and we are more than happy to make a contribution if it helps lessen the impact of the cuts ahead.
BEIRUT: In response to the water crisis, Agriculture Minister Akram Chehayeb is urging officials to coordinate efforts and use all available resources to lessen the harmful effects on farmers and the agricultural industry in Lebanon.
Some people find applying cocoa butter, vitamin E or aloe vera works to lessen the appearance of scars.
We have also introduced a new technology to determine the affected area to lessen waiting time and dismiss the prior attempt to dig the whole area to find the problem source," said Dr Mirza.
But at least if David Cameron gets his way, I'll be able to learn the avoidance schemes of the big companies and multi-millionaires and lessen my tax bill in future.
It also suggested policymakers might have to look at putting greater curbs to lessen the chances of potentially risky lending.
The P5+1 seek "to convince Iran to lessen uranium enrichment by 20% and agree on the additional Protocol while Iran seeks out lessening the sanctions imposed on it.
Washington, Sept 13 (ANI): A smart phone app that's being tested by researchers at Princeton and MIT is set to help lessen a car's fuel consumption while at the red light.
Chamber of small traders and traders alliance rejected energy conservation measures announced by the ministry of water and power for upcoming six months, describing them infeasible and illogical and said that these would not help lessen the impact of the country's growing energy crisis.