Synonyms of palliate in English:


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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

rare lenify

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