One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Hang in there and it will subside: if not, you need not an agony aunt but an agony alleviator.’
- ‘Drug use becomes more attractive as an alleviator of stress and strain and as a means of escape from a harsh reality.’
- ‘The Lyonnaise poutine is one of the best hangover alleviators I've ever tried: thick, rough-cut fries, a very pungent peppercorn sauce, curds of squeaky-fresh cheese, fried ground beef and thinly sliced onions.’
- ‘Also not a brand-new offering, this company offers herbal alternatives in the form of sunblock, bug repellent, muscle pain alleviator, and poison oak and ivy soap.’
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