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Palliate

Pal´li`ate
a.1.Covered with a mantle; cloaked; hidden; disguised.
2.Eased; mitigated; alleviated.
v. t.1.To cover with a mantle or cloak; to cover up; to hide.
[imp. & p. p. Palliated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Palliating .]
Being palliated with a pilgrim's coat.
- Sir T. Herbert.
2.To cover with excuses; to conceal the enormity of, by excuses and apologies; to extenuate; as, to palliate faults.
They never hide or palliate their vices.
- Swift.
3.To reduce in violence; to lessen or abate; to mitigate; to ease without curing; as, to palliate a disease.
To palliate dullness, and give time a shove.
- Cowper.
Verb1.palliate - lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of; "The circumstances extenuate the crime"
Synonyms: extenuate, mitigate
2.palliate - provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"
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