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English verb: alleviate

1. alleviate (body) provide physical relief, as from pain

SamplesThis pill will relieve your headaches.

Synonymsassuage, palliate, relieve

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)ameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate

Narrower (hyponym)comfort, ease, soothe

2. alleviate (change) make easier

SamplesYou could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge.

Synonymsease, facilitate

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)aid, assist, help

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