GRE Word List


to reduce the violence of (a disease)

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

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declivitydownward inclination
defrayto provide for the payment of : pay
cadaverousof or relating to a corpse
chastiseto censure severely : castigate
disjunctiona sharp cleavage : disunion
surmisea thought or idea based on scanty evidence : conjecture
turpitudeinherent baseness : depravity
kleptomaniaca person evidencing kleptomania
perquisitea privilege, gain, or profit incidental to regular salary or wages