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alleviative

[uh-lee-vee-ey-tiv, -uh-tiv]
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adjective
  1. 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.
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noun
  1. Obsolete. alleviation(def 2).
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Origin of alleviative

First recorded in 1665–75; alleviate + -ive
Related formsun·al·le·vi·a·tive, adjective
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Related Words for alleviative

corrective, therapeutic, remedial, invigorating, healthful, salutary, medicinal, ointment, sedative, opiate, drug, tranquilizer, medicine, morphine, aspirin, tonic, curing, pick-me-up, restorative, analgesic