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The formal word ameliorate implies improving oppressive, unjust, or difficult conditions: to ameliorate working conditions. Improve usually implies remedying a lack or a felt need: to improve a process, oneself (as by gaining more knowledge). To better is to improve conditions which, though not bad, are unsatisfying: to better an attempt, oneself (as by gaining a higher salary).

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These pro-labor policies did much to ameliorate the wide disparity between rich and poor and led to nearly a half-century of middle-class growth.
For a few years now, my colleagues and I have been exploring the potential of these networks to find more ways drugs could ameliorate disease.
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It’s important to stick around for 15 minutes in case you have an allergic reaction so that you can be treated with epinephrine to ameliorate your symptoms.
Using technology to ameliorate the burden of technology surrounding our new remote-working lives is a great example of a grafting on a solution after the fact.
Moynihan used social science research to reveal the failures of civil rights laws to ameliorate economic and racial inequality.
Still the King managed to retain his popularity, and in his own way attempted to ameliorate the lot of his subjects.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
And the Church never, never raised a finger to ameliorate their condition.
That was an evil with which the clergy did not grapple; they would ameliorate it, but did not seek to remove it.
By the law de provinciis ordinandis, he sought to regulate the provinces and ameliorate their administration.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.

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