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to make less severe or more bearable

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It also lessens human breathing capacity in long term.
Moreover, he mentioned that diesel and petrol prices should further be lessen Rs 4.
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.
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.
Two drugs, tamoxifen and raloxifene, have previously been shown to lessen breast cancer risk when taken as preventives.
KARBALA / Aswat al-Iraq: The local administration in Karbala will purchase four generators of a combined capacity of 120 megawatt worth 20 billion Iraqi dinars in a bid to lessen power outages, according to a local official on Thursday.
economy created more private jobs than expected in July, though hiring has not been rapid enough to lessen the severe unemployment rate, payrolls firm ADP said Wednesday.
Cover your cut with a gel dressing made for ulcers and feel the tenderness lessen.
If the Constitutional Court makes such decision, the conflict between police and civilians will lessen, corruption will lessen, citizens will be included into the decision-making process at all levels of the government, assumed human rights groups.
Additionally, her intelligent talk does not detail plans to lessen the number of abortions by addressing reasons women choose such an option.