alleviatory


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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.

alleviatory

(əˌliːvɪˈeɪtərɪ)
adj
having the ability to reduce or moderate the severity of something
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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On the one hand, planning ordinarily acts as an alleviatory mechanism, decreasing concerns about future outcomes.
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Through an analysis of the work of modern scholars such as Girard, Simone Weil, and Walter Benjamin, Esposito concludes that in their critique of the relationship between law and its coercive power, all of these thinkers intuit the immunitary logic which presides over western society's understanding of the alleviatory function of religion and the law.