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synonyms for ameliorating

  • alleviate
  • lighten
  • mitigate
  • amend
  • help
  • improve
  • meliorate
  • relieve
  • upgrade
  • step up
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antonyms for ameliorating

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  • aggravate
  • increase
  • intensify
  • decrease
  • harm
  • hurt
  • injure
  • worsen
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How to use ameliorating in a sentence

All this was but an incident, to be sure, in the minister's general scheme for "ameliorating the revenue."
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
In every region of life its ameliorating influence was felt.
THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS, VOLUME 03VARIOUS
How many original ideas, how many sublime thoughts, how many means of ameliorating the woes of the Philippines!
THE REIGN OF GREEDJOSE RIZAL
Thus he found himself engaged in ameliorating the lot of the Connaught peasants.
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
And as soon as the chance came, she told him this, indirectly, and with many a friendly ameliorating glance.
SOUTHERN HEARTSFLORENCE HULL WINTERBURN
And what has been accomplished in a century in ameliorating the native grapes?
THE GRAPES OF NEW YORKU. P. HEDRICK
It is true that the ameliorating spirit of Christianity is evinced in the changes which the arena has undergone.
DUE SOUTH OR CUBA PAST AND PRESENTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Possessed of broadly humanitarian sympathies, he became interested in ameliorating the conditions of imprisoned debtors.
THE COLONIZATION OF NORTH AMERICAHERBERT EUGENE BOLTON
I am surprised to see how rapidly the thoughts of intelligent men and women are ameliorating on this question.
THE LIFE AND WORK OF SUSAN B. ANTHONY (VOLUME 1 OF 2)IDA HUSTED HARPER
The prefecture and the delegation of Justice also evinced their humanity in ameliorating the service of the prisons.
HISTORY OF THE COMMUNE OF 1871P. LISSAGARY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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WORDS RELATED TO AMELIORATING

  • adjustment
  • alteration
  • ameliorating
  • bettering
  • correcting
  • curing
  • enhancing
  • fixing
  • helping
  • patching up
  • rebuilding
  • rectifying
  • refreshing
  • relieving
  • remedying
  • remodeling
  • renewing
  • renovation
  • repair
  • restoration
  • reviving
  • tinkering
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.