palliative[ pal-ee-ey-tiv, -ee-uh-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF palliative
Synonyms for palliative
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PALLIATIVE
During his sickness he sought a palliative for his pains—in the Bible.
Insanity may perhaps be the only palliative left to Nature in this extremity.
For him there was a palliative, or even a gloomy but an unanswerable excuse.
As far as Cæsar is concerned, it is palliative rather than condemnatory.
Emigration on the largest scale has proved a palliative, but no remedy.
There is no excuse,no palliative for such cruel and abominable ingratitude.
But at the end of a few moments this palliative, like the first, had exhausted its effect.
Where the water is bad, some corrective or palliative will be had.
However I had a visit from Bob as a palliative which supported me under the rest.
The operation is useful as a diagnostic or palliative measure.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PALLIATIVE
- raison d'être
- song and dance
- whole idea
- why and wherefore