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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of palliate.


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  • Patients with palliated heart disease, including all single ventricle patients


  • JC: I could have sworn I must have fielded this a thousand times: because I could not find a worthy opponent in this over-palliated world!

    Excerpt from Urdoxa 2.0

  • I think that first item could have prevented a lot of the problem and palliated its consequences even if effectively implemented in 2003 instead of 1995.

    What If, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • An act of gross desertion may, in any case, be palliated under the plea of intoxication; the murder of an officer may be as easily coloured over with that of temporary insanity.

    Chronicles of the Canongate

  • The Higden debt, both for the rent and the stores, was the only one at which she did not blush, since, great as was her indiscretion, in not enquiring into her powers before she plighted her services, it would be palliated by her motive.


  • This dreadful shake might have been palliated, at least, if not spared, by the lessons of fortitude that noble woman would have inculcated in her young and ductile mind.


  • But subsequently, the accomplice palliated the situation by offering a token gift of candy a Life Saver, by generating sympathy with justification for his earlier aggressive behavior, or by asking for help with a humorous task.

    The Bass Handbook of Leadership

  • As a fanatical fight for purity and against any form of assimilation, it cannot be palliated.

    Great Transition~ Where Are We

  • As such, it could be exterminated but not palliated.

    Great Transition~ History of the Future

  • It is a beast that feeds on literature and demands to be palliated by certain kinds of ritual obeisances, which are spelled out in rubrics and composition texts.

    Archive 2007-03-01


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