Thursday, March 31, 2016

Word For The Day

Palliative
 
  1. 1.
    (of a treatment or medicine) relieving pain or alleviating a problem without dealing with the underlying cause.
    "short-term, palliative measures had been taken"

    synonyms:soothing, alleviating, sedative, calmative;
    for the terminally ill
    "palliative medicine"

noun
  1. 1.
    a palliative remedy, medicine, etc.
    synonyms:painkiller, analgesic, pain reliever, sedative, tranquilizer, anodyne, calmative, opiate, bromide
    "antibiotics and palliatives"

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