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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 of alleviate allay, help, assuage, ease, mitigate, mollify, palliate, relieve, sootheWords Related to alleviate 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 of alleviate harm, hurt, impair, injure; heighten, intensify, sharpenAntonyms of alleviate aggravate, exacerbate

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