palliate[ pal-ee-eyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF palliate
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PALLIATE
This expedient to palliate my folly was thought of—but not by me.
We have no wish to palliate any act of Calvin's which is manifestly wrong.
There was even a palpable deficiency in Henrys claim, which no art could palliate.
This was a political fault, which no circumstances can palliate.
There are things which cannot be extenuated however we may try to palliate them.
The latter was very humble, acknowledged his error, and made no attempt to palliate it.
He had been in his cups at the time but that did not palliate the offense.
Nothing, of course, can palliate the extreme baseness of your behaviour.
“Do not try to palliate your conduct, Gascoyne,” said Mr Mason, earnestly.
My nephew, not only aiding and abetting these ruffians, but seeking to palliate their crimes!
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PALLIATE
- button one's lip
- calm down
- can it
- clam up
- cool it
- cool out
- dummy up
- fix up
- hold it down
- patch things up
- shut up
- take the bite out of
- clean up
- clean up one's act
- fiddle with
- fix up
- go over
- make up for
- pick up
- put right
- set right
- set to rights
- shape up
- square up
- straighten out