One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the treatment works by palliating symptoms’
alleviate, ease, relieve, soothe, take the edge off, assuage, allay, dull, soften, lessen, moderate, temper, mitigate, diminish, decrease, blunt, deaden, abate
2‘if only there were some way to palliate his dirty deed’
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
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