Synonyms for palliate
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : pal-ee-eyt|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈpæl iˌeɪt|
Top 10 synonyms for palliate Other synonyms for the word palliate
- apologize for
- hush up
- make light of
- put on a Band-Aid
- quick fix
Définition of palliateOrigin :
- "alleviate without curing," early 15c., from Medieval Latin palliatus, literally "cloaked," from past participle of Late Latin palliare "cover with a cloak, conceal," from Latin pallium "cloak" (see pall (n.)). Related: Palliated; palliating; palliation.
- verb gloss over; cover up
- This expedient to palliate my folly was thought of—but not by me.
- Extract from : « Some Reminiscences » by Joseph Conrad
- We have no wish to palliate any act of Calvin's which is manifestly wrong.
- Extract from : « Fox's Book of Martyrs » by John Foxe
- There was even a palpable deficiency in Henrys claim, which no art could palliate.
- Extract from : « King Henry the Fifth » by William Shakespeare
- This was a political fault, which no circumstances can palliate.
- Extract from : « Memoirs of the Courts and Cabinets of George the Third » by The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
- There are things which cannot be extenuated however we may try to palliate them.
- Extract from : « The Coming Conquest of England » by August Niemann
- The latter was very humble, acknowledged his error, and made no attempt to palliate it.
- Extract from : « Down the Rhine » by Oliver Optic
- He had been in his cups at the time but that did not palliate the offense.
- Extract from : « The Fighting Shepherdess » by Caroline Lockhart
- Nothing, of course, can palliate the extreme baseness of your behaviour.
- Extract from : « Vice Versa » by F. Anstey
- “Do not try to palliate your conduct, Gascoyne,” said Mr Mason, earnestly.
- Extract from : « Gascoyne, the Sandal-Wood Trader » by R.M. Ballantyne
- My nephew, not only aiding and abetting these ruffians, but seeking to palliate their crimes!
- Extract from : « The Magic Pudding » by Norman Lindsay
Antonyms for palliate
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