Word:

Alleviate

Al`le´vi`ate
v. t.1.To lighten or lessen the force or weight of.
[imp. & p. p. Alleviated; p. pr. & vb. n. Alleviating.]
Should no others join capable to alleviate the expense.
- Evelyn.
2.To lighten or lessen (physical or mental troubles); to mitigate, or make easier to be endured; as, to alleviate sorrow, pain, care, etc. ; - opposed to aggravate.
3.To extenuate; to palliate.
Verb1.alleviate - provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"
2.alleviate - make easier; "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge"
Synonyms: facilitate, ease
anesthetize, appease, attemper, attenuate, bank the fire, bate, be light, benumb, blunt, chasten, constrain, control, cure, cushion, damp, dampen, de-emphasize, deaden, deaden the pain, dilute, disburden, disencumber, downplay, dull, ease matters, foment, give relief, have little weight, keep within bounds, kick the beam, lay, lenify, lessen, lighten, lull, make light, make lighter, moderate, modulate, mollify, numb, obtund, off-load, pad, palliate, play down, poultice, pour balm into, pour oil on, reduce, reduce the temperature, reduce weight, remedy, remit, restrain, salve, slake, slow down, smother, sober, sober down, stifle, stupe, subdue, suppress, tame, temper, tone down, tune down, unballast, unburden, underplay, unlade, unload, water down, weaken, weigh lightly
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