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alleviate

  

      vb   tr   to make (pain, sorrow, etc.) easier to bear; lessen; relieve  
     (C15: from Late Latin alleviare to mitigate, from Latin levis light)  
   alleviation             n  
  alleviative      adj  
  alleviator      n  
See at ameliorate  
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alleviation

  
  
diminution, dulling, easing, lessening, lightening, mitigation, moderation, palliation, quelling, quenching, reduction, relief, slackening, slaking  

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