verb (used with or without object), a·mel·io·rat·ed, a·mel·io·rat·ing.
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No ameliorative, no palliative, no restrictive, no remedial measure will avail.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
We may hazard a guess that most of the programme of ameliorative measures was the work of Engels, and perhaps the final section.Socialism|John Spargo
It is emotional, altruistic, at best ameliorative, aiming to meet the individual situation as it arises and presents itself.The Pivot of Civilization|Margaret Sanger
He talked in a straightforward way with his villagers, reduced a number of rents and spent money freely in ameliorative work.The Foundations of Japan|J.W. Robertson Scott
There is among them a fine lite which responds to the appeal of the ideal and is found in every kind of ameliorative work.The Old World in the New|Edward Alsworth Ross