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alleviate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of alleviate

  1. to make more bearable or less severe <a car pool alleviates some of the stress of driving the kids to and from school every day> Synonyms allay, help, assuage, ease, mitigate, mollify, palliate, relieve, sootheRelated Words abate, lighten, moderate, soften, temper; cure, heal, remedy; amend, correct, emend, fix, mend, rectify, reform, repair; ameliorate, better, enhance, enrich, improve, meliorate, perfect, refineNear Antonyms harm, hurt, impair, injure; heighten, intensify, sharpenAntonyms aggravate, exacerbate




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