GRE Word List

PALLIATE

to reduce the violence of (a disease)

The meaning of the word palliate is to reduce the violence of (a disease).

Random words

WordMeaning
commiserateto feel or express sympathy : condole
durationcontinuance in time
conversanthaving knowledge or experience
eonan immeasurably or indefinitely long period of time : age
decorousmarked by propriety and good taste : correct
impelto urge or drive forward or on by or as if by the exertion of strong moral pressure : force
doffto remove (an article of wear) from the body
despiseto look down on with disrespect or aversion
improvidentnot provident : not foreseeing and providing for the future
bereftdeprived or robbed of the possession or use of something