palliation[ pal-ee-eyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF palliation
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PALLIATION
But what then can I plead for a palliation to myself of my mother's sufferings on my account?
This was a dreadful state of affairs indeed, and one which admits of no palliation.
What had I to do but to try for a palliation of my confusion, since it served me not?
The prisoner felt that nothing could be said in palliation of this charge.
"She's pretty near all in," he said, in palliation of this action.
Sometimes remorse is advanced by criminals as a palliation of their crimes.
Appearances were against you, and your condemnation was my brother's palliation, if not acquittal.
But that, as any critic who is not an advocate must see, is no palliation.
What have you to say in palliation of the injury you have done me?
There was not a word of excuse, explanation, or palliation in it from beginning to end.