Thesaurus / meliorate
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They must suppress the workings of British philanthropy, seeking to meliorate the condition of the unfortunate West Indian slave.
THE PAPERS AND WRITINGS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME TWOABRAHAM LINCOLN
Some years ago several pious individuals undertook to meliorate the condition of the prisons.
AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS AND THEIR INFLUENCEALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE ET AL.
Their adoption would promote the public service and meliorate the condition of the Army.
A COMPILATION OF THE MESSAGES AND PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTSJAMES D. RICHARDSON
Why the hills behind Cladich, that people call tame, make a background that no art might meliorate.
May goodness, which thy heart did once enthrone, Emit one ray to meliorate my own!
THE POETICAL WORKS OF HENRY KIRKE WHITEHENRY KIRKE WHITE
I do not find that a succession of crops has yet been attempted; surely it would help to meliorate and improve the soil.
I have no interest distinct from that which has a tendency to meliorate the situation of mankind.
THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS PAINE, VOLUME III.THOMAS PAINE
Such men as Gladstone and Bright, who are seeking by wise legislation to remove or meliorate the evils of centuries of injustice.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIJOHN LORD
Rather let us say that that is very natural which nature permits us to meliorate in her handiwork.
THE TRAINING OF A PUBLIC SPEAKERGRENVILLE KLEISER
There is room enough in this country for us; and if they be our friends, let them meliorate our condition here.
THOUGHTS ON AFRICAN COLONIZATIONWILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON
WORDS RELATED TO MELIORATE
- attend to
- clear the way
- let up
- let up on
- make easier
- open the door
- run interference for
- speed up
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