alleviative


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al·le·vi·a·tive

 (ə-lē′vē-ā′tĭv) also al·le·vi·a·to·ry (-ə-tôr′ē)
adj.
Reducing pain or severity; palliative: alleviative treatment for an incurable disease.

alleviative

any substance that alleviates a condition of disease or illness.
See also: Remedies
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.alleviative - moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bearalleviative - moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear
moderating - lessening in intensity or strength
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