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What is another word for palliative?

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Adjective
Serving to soothe or alleviate pain, typically medicinally or therapeutically
“In the past, treatment consisted of palliative therapy with pain relievers and folic acid supplements.”
Adjective
That serves to mitigate
Adjective
That serves to reform or correct
Noun
A painkilling or soothing medicine or drug
“He consented to take the nitrate regularly three times a day, and used also the white mixture as a palliative for his cough.”
Noun
Something that lessens a problem or serves to temporarily alleviate it
“It would have, in essence, offered a short-term palliative to a longer-term problem.”
Noun
An easing of intensity or severity
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Fake pill
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Beverages containing ethanol, collectively
Noun
A redeeming quality or characteristic
Noun
Extenuating circumstances
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A morally acceptable explanation for behavior, or for a belief or occurrence
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A semi-viscous topical preparation intended for application to one's skin
Noun
A means of counteracting or eliminating something undesirable
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