Synonyms of palliate in English:

palliate


See definition of palliate

verb

1‘the treatment works by palliating symptoms’

SYNONYMS

alleviate, ease, relieve, soothe, take the edge off, assuage, allay, dull, soften, lessen, moderate, temper, mitigate, diminish, decrease, blunt, deaden, abate

rare lenify

2‘if only there were some way to palliate his dirty deed’

SYNONYMS

disguise, hide, gloss over, conceal, whitewash, cover, cover up, camouflage, cloak, mask, paper over, varnish over

excuse, justify, extenuate, minimize, mitigate, make light of, tone down, play down, downplay