Palliatory Pal"li*a*to*ry, a. Palliative; extenuating. [1913 Webster]

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  • palliatory — lēəˌtōrē, lyə , tȯr , ri adjective : palliative, extenuating palliatory circumstances …   Useful english dictionary

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