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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.
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alleviatory

(əˌliːvɪˈeɪtərɪ)
adj
having the ability to reduce or moderate the severity of something
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Adj.1.alleviatory - moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bearalleviatory - moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear
moderating - lessening in intensity or strength
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