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palliated

verb
past tense of palliate

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1 to make (something) seem less bad by offering excuses
  • don't try to palliate your constant lying by claiming that everybody lies

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2 to make more bearable or less severe
  • this medicine should palliate your cough at least a little

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“Palliated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/palliated. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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