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English adjective: palliative

1. palliative moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear

Synonymsalleviative, alleviatory, lenitive, mitigative, mitigatory



English noun: palliative

1. palliative (artifact) remedy that alleviates pain without curing

Synonymsalleviant, alleviator

Broader (hypernym)curative, cure, remedy, therapeutic

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