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Synonyms for palliate

to conceal or make light of a fault or offense

to make less severe or more bearable

Synonyms for palliate

lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of

provide physical relief, as from pain

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A novel "winged" stent design may prove to be even more effective than current stent designs in palliating biliary obstructions in the future, Dr.
Of these, Cara De Silva's "In Memory's Kitchen: Reflections on a Recently Discovered Form of Holocaust Literature" brings up the role food played in the worst of circumstances; in concentration camps emaciated women found that talking and writing about the foods they remembered making for their no longer existing families a way of palliating the tragedy they were living.
Alongside access to information, advice and counselling, The Haven Trust specialises in complementary therapies to work alongside conventional medical treatment and to assist in palliating the side effects of chemo and radiotherapy.
Instead of palliating his hurt, Pedro uses the occasions to criticise the hypocritical religious views of the worshippers, much to his mother's chagrin.
No other medication combination is as efficacious as levodopa/carbidopa in palliating movement symptoms of PD; however, several reports suggest withholding the drug to avoid tolerance due to dopamine concentration fluctuation.
In response, the former West-Bloc states have set themselves the uneasy task of dampening and palliating what essentially are symptoms, namely these societal disequilibria.
Thus, a whole new risk-benefit ratio is created, leading some to consider high-dose therapy not primarily as a curative procedure, but perhaps as an effective palliative procedure, either by prolonging survival or, as in the case of multiple myeloma, palliating the specific debilitating symptoms of bone pain.
Physicians are accustomed to treating defined illness or palliating symptoms.
We will not be placated by letters that suggest either that you are not aware of the meaning of the word "maximize" in the context of corporate finance and restructurings (which would be shocking in light of the fact that you run a public company), or that MOSAID's management and board are engaged in palliating shareholders with words that would give hope to people who have not met and talked with management many times.