meliorate


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to advance to a more desirable state

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Jaffa said the firm offers a full suite of curative services to meliorate citations.
Locke's homosexuality also informed his pluralistic beliefs; the issues of race were only one of several cultural conflicts Locke sought to meliorate through relativism and reciprocity.
If there are Muslims secularized enough to have a more benign interpretation of Islam, they seem more interested in avoiding a fatwa that would make them targets for the mujahideen than in engaging in activism that would meliorate Islam.
He realized that, if a video game could program his brain to be more spatially aware, other people might be able to use video games to meliorate feelings of rejection, isolation, or insecurity.
"Anything you can do to meliorate any concerns the residents have will be greatly appreciated," he said.
It was in the overcrowded and unsanitary slums of the rapidly expanding cities in of Europe and North America that the first social workers sought to meliorate the problems of poverty and deprivation either through direct casework intervention or the neighborhood-focused activities of the Settlement Houses.
The ethical debate surrounding the imagining of Holocaust atrocities demands that novels maintain a fine balance between articulating an individual's history without seeming to meliorate the factual extremity of the dead masses.
While we can, indeed must, meliorate the conditions of suffering of the sick and dying, we cannot appropriate God's right as author of life to determine when it will end.
To ignore these things is to disregard the most important resources in helping a person recover, adapt to stressful situations, confront environmental challenges, improve the quality of life, or simply adjust to or meliorate the effects of a devastating, chronic condition.
Chapter 2 sets the book's theoretical tone by discussing, in general terms, how the manipulation of religious symbols and behaviors can be used to meliorate the impact of unsettling change.
It is hard to see how any American strategy, no matter how clever the conception or assiduous the implementation, could do more than meliorate the fundamental problem.
The move to meliorate these injustices through the conversion to a monotheistic value base, Christianity, served to isolate politically the Romans themselves, thereby rendering them too weak to uphold their own system.