from The Century Dictionary.

  • Fitted to alleviate; having the quality of alleviating.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Alleviative.

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  • adjective alleviative

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear


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  • Indeed, Skorton continues his piece by depicting the "underrepresentation" of women in Cornell's science departments and by presenting the alleviatory programs.

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