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English noun: palliation

1. palliation (act) easing the severity of a pain or a disease without removing the cause

Broader (hypernym)alleviation, easement, easing, relief

2. palliation (act) to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious

Synonymsextenuation, mitigation

Broader (hypernym)decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down

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