Synonym: assuage, ease, facilitate, palliate, relieve. Similar words: alleviation, levity, all levels, negotiate, initiate, associate, immediate, depreciate. Meaning: [ə'liːvɪeɪt] v. 1. provide physical relief, as from pain 2. make easier.
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1, The organization works to alleviate world hunger and disease.
2, A cold compress can alleviate your pain.
3, Helping to alleviate poverty in developing countries also helps to reduce environmental destruction.
4, Nowadays, a great deal can be done to alleviate back pain.
5, The doctor gave her an injection to alleviate the pain.
6, Nothing could alleviate his distress.
7, Her words did little to alleviate his fears.
8, The drugs did nothing to alleviate her pain/suffering.
9, These measures are designed to alleviate the situation.
10, He tried to alleviate their disappointment by inviting them in for tea and sympathy.
11, A number of measures were taken to alleviate the problem.
12, Internationalization, it was believed, would alleviate the problem.
13, This may be enough to alleviate the symptoms.
14, People who feel unloved and depressed often alleviate those stressful feelings by going out and buying things.
15, The best way to alleviate stress is to remove the stressor.
16, The intercorporate dividend exclusion was designed to alleviate just this problem.
17, The moves are designed to alleviate Lonrho's estimated ￡1 billion debts.
18, Originally, a football team was organised to help alleviate the drug problem by using sports as a cure.
19, Individual banks and discount houses can alleviate liquidity shortages through these markets without the Bank having an opportunity to influence rates.
20, Love and knowledge, so far as they were possible, led upward toward the heavens. But always pity brought me back to earth. Echoes of cries of pain reverberate in my heart. Children in famine, victims tortured by oppressors, helpless old people a burden to their sons, and the whole world of loneliness, poverty, and pain make a mockery of what human life should be. I long to alleviate this evil, but I cannot, and I too suffer.
21, Night before 1 Try to ensure a good night's sleep. 2 Alleviate any anxiety if possible.
22, I have one or two suggestions to add to those advanced by the hon. Gentleman in an attempt to alleviate the problem.
23, May we play our small part in helping to alleviate the poverty and suffering of the world.
24, Kvitne believes a program to strengthen the trunk and improve flexibility will alleviate any problems.
25, In his benevolent aspect he is the source of rain and hence petitioned to alleviate drought,(http://sentencedict.com/alleviate.html) and also to prevent meningitis.
26, Money is being transferred from social programmes designed to alleviate poverty to penal programmes designed to control the poor.
27, Governments can do little about the speed of technological change, but they should take action to alleviate its effects on people.
28, Critics claimed that economic success had done little to alleviate fundamental problems of poverty and the grossly unequal distribution of income.
29, Promotion of the role of the Commissioner, emphasising both her capabilities and her limitations should help to alleviate this problem.
30, A cold wet cloth placed on her cheeks will help alleviate the symptoms.
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