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palliative

pal·li·a·tive

palliative

 
pronunciation:
pae li tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: tending or acting to relieve or palliate.
palliative words
similar words:
analgesic, soothing
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part of speech: noun
definition: something that relieves or palliates.
Good weather is a palliative to low spirits.
similar words:
analgesic, lenitive
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derivation: palliatively (adv.)