Also al·le·vi·a·to·ry [uh-lee-vee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /əˈli vi əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/. serving to alleviate; palliative.
Obsolete. alleviation(def 2).
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corrective, therapeutic, remedial, invigorating, healthful, salutary, medicinal, ointment, sedative, opiate, drug, tranquilizer, medicine, morphine, aspirin, tonic, curing, pick-me-up, restorative, analgesic
- alley cat,
- alley cropping,
- alley gate
Origin of alleviative
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