Alleviatory
Alleviatory Al*le"vi*a*to*ry, a. Alleviative. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • alleviatory — adjective alleviative …   Wiktionary

  • alleviatory — adj. soothing, easing, relieving, lessening …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alleviatory — al·le·vi·a·to·ry …   English syllables

  • alleviatory — /əˈliviˌeɪtəri/ (say uh leevee.aytuhree), /əˈlivjətri/ (say uh leevyuhtree) adjective → alleviative …   Australian English dictionary

  • alleviatory — adjective moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear • Syn: ↑alleviative, ↑lenitive, ↑mitigative, ↑mitigatory, ↑palliative • Similar to: ↑moderating • Derivationally related fo …   Useful english dictionary

  • alleviative — adjective moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear • Syn: ↑alleviatory, ↑lenitive, ↑mitigative, ↑mitigatory, ↑palliative • Similar to: ↑moderating • Derivationally related fo …   Useful english dictionary

  • mitigative — adjective moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear • Syn: ↑alleviative, ↑alleviatory, ↑lenitive, ↑mitigatory, ↑palliative • Similar to: ↑moderating • Derivationally related f …   Useful english dictionary

  • mitigatory — adjective moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear • Syn: ↑alleviative, ↑alleviatory, ↑lenitive, ↑mitigative, ↑palliative • Similar to: ↑moderating • Derivationally related f …   Useful english dictionary

  • alleviative — /euh lee vee ay tiv, euh tiv/, adj. 1. Also, alleviatory /euh lee vee euh tawr ee, tohr ee/. serving to alleviate; palliative. n. 2. Obs. alleviation (def. 2). [1665 75; ALLEVIATE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • mitigatory — adjective reducing, lessening the effects of something, generally something painful or uncomfortable Syn: alleviatory …   Wiktionary

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