palliate

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To relieve the symptoms of; to ameliorate

And if there are some bankers out there who are still embarrassed by the size of their bonuses, then I propose that they palliate their guilt by giving to the Mayor's Fund for London to help deprived children in London.

To lessen the severity of; to extenuate, moderate, qualify
Cloaked; hidden, concealed
To placate or mollify

Brown's options for the machinery of Whitehall are constrained, as for all prime ministers, by the need to palliate allies and hug enemies close (John Reid, say).

To hide or disguise
To cover or disguise the seriousness of (a mistake, offence etc.) by excuses and apologies
to cause to appear less guilty
{v} to cloak, cover, extenuate, excuse
Eased; mitigated; alleviated
{f} alleviate, ease, relieve; allay, lessen; mitigate, moderate, make less severe
To cover with excuses; to conceal the enormity of, by excuses and apologies; to extenuate; as, to palliate faults
To cover with a mantle or cloak; to cover up; to hide
to try to conceal the seriousness of an offense by excuses and apologies; to moderate the intensity of; to reduce the seriousness of; to relieve or lessen without curing
provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"
(3 syl ) means simply to cloak (Latin, pallium, a cloak ) “That we should not dissemble nor cloke them [our sins] but confess them with a humble, lowly, and obedient heart ”- Common Prauer Book
To reduce in violence; to lessen or abate; to mitigate; to ease withhout curing; as, to palliate a disease
lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of; "The circumstances extenuate the crime"
Covered with a mant&?;e; cloaked; disguised
To lessen the severity of; to extenuate
To cover by excuses and apologies
To cause to seem less serious
to reduce the effects of illness, pain etc without curing them (past participle of palliare , from pallium; PALL)
Alleviate without curing; excuse, extenuate
palliation
The alleviation of a disease's symptoms without a cure; temporary relief
palliation
{n} an extenuation, an imperfect cure
palliated
{s} relieved, alleviated, lessened; mitigated, moderated
palliated
past of palliate
palliates
third-person singular of palliate
palliating
present participle of palliate
palliating
{s} bringing relief, causing alleviation; mitigating, moderating, making less severe
palliation
Mitigation; alleviation, as of a disease
palliation
easing the severity of a pain or a disease without removing the cause
palliation
{i} alleviation, relief, assuagement; calming, soothing; extenuation, act of making a crime less severe
palliation
to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious
palliation
That which cloaks or covers; disguise; also, the state of being covered or disguised
palliation
The alleviation of a diseases symptoms without a cure; temporary relief
palliation
The act of palliating, or state of being palliated; extenuation; excuse; as, the palliation of faults, offenses, vices
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