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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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Mohammad al-Shr underscored the role of businessmen and tradesmen as one of the national economy's cornerstones in palliating the effects of economic sanctions against Syria.
This idea also emerges from an exploration of the allegorical behind other resources in the novel, from the use of the word "okey" to convey several meaningsi (or none at all) that surpass affirmativeness, to the symbol of the fire palliating the loss of the sun, or the ritualism constructed around the boy within a world that has been dispossessed of all meaning.
The ICT Skills Development Programme aims at palliating shortages of ICT professionals.
It is also conceivable that maximising cardiac output by proper maternal positioning during gestation and labour could play a role in palliating pre-eclampsia, since poor placental perfusion is a factor in that condition.
Gillock sometimes translates the French passive voice as a reflexive verb (divides itself instead of is divided), calls a blackbird a black robin (a rare New Zealand species that Messiaen never transcribed) writes Sharngndera instead of Sharngadeva in referring to the medieval Indian music theorist, and eviscerates Rilke's phrase that even' angel is terrifying (schrecklich, from the first Duino elegy) with the palliating word impressive.
This condition can be prevented by proper maintenance of personal and environmental hygiene especially taking care of necrotizing and fungating wounds by cleaning, using topical metronidazole and palliating radiatons if required.
He devoted his life to the goal of curing, not palliating, schizophrenia.
A palliating device used in cases of series resonance is the harmonic filter that is purposely "series resonant" at a fixed frequency to attract harmonic currents and reduce harmonic voltage distortion.