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