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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - To act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious; Easing the severity of a pain or a disease without removing the cause.

Usage examples (31)
  • Mrs. Roger having exhausted her powers of palliation over
  • This can admit of no justification or palliation whatever.
  • There is no palliation in the pretense that the blockade above was
  • Surely, it is some palliation of the course of the deluded masses of the for more
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