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ameliorates

verb
present tense third-person singular of ameliorate

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to make better
  • social legislation that must be given credit for ameliorating the lot of millions of deprived people

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“Ameliorates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ameliorates. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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