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  • n. The alleviation of a disease's symptoms without a cure; temporary relief.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. The act of palliating, or state of being palliated; extenuation; excuse.
  • n. Mitigation; alleviation, as of a disease.
  • n. That which cloaks or covers; disguise; also, the state of being covered or disguised.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. A cloaking or concealment; a means of hiding or concealing.
  • n. The act of palliating or concealing the more flagrant circumstances of an offense, crime, etc.; a lessening or toning down of the enormity or gravity of a fault, offense, etc., by the urging of extenuating circumstances, or by favorable representations; extenuation.
  • n. Mitigation or alleviation, as of a disease.
  • n. Synonyms See palliate.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. easing the severity of a pain or a disease without removing the cause
  • n. to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious
  • Hypernym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    easing    alleviation    easement    relief    diminution   
    Words with the same meaning
    extenuation    excuse    mitigation    disguise   
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