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synonyms for palliative

  • calming
  • reassuring
  • alleviating
  • consoling
  • easing
  • pacifying
  • relaxing
  • relieving
  • remedying
  • softening
  • tranquilizing
  • warming
  • consolatory
See also synonyms for: palliatives
  • mitigation
  • assuagement
  • easement
  • ease
  • comfort
  • abatement
  • remedy
  • palliation
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How to use palliative in a sentence

Jhaimy requested a consultation with the palliative care team, which specializes in helping critically ill patients and their families make treatment decisions.
DYING ON THE WAITLISTBY DAVID ARMSTRONG AND MARSHALL ALLENFEBRUARY 18, 2021PROPUBLICA
Several patients who were sent home for palliative care rebounded and lived, thanks to the presence and support of their friends and family who couldn't be with them inside of the hospital, the officials said.
THE HOSPITAL SYSTEM SENT PATIENTS WITH CORONAVIRUS HOME TO DIE. LOUISIANA LEGISLATORS ARE DEMANDING AN INVESTIGATION.BY ANNIE WALDMAN AND JOSHUA KAPLANSEPTEMBER 14, 2020PROPUBLICA
The palliative care service was available to patients from hospitals across New York City.
SENT HOME TO DIEBY ANNIE WALDMAN AND JOSHUA KAPLANSEPTEMBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
He said he would be “very worried about trying to manage that” in home hospice, and that dying patients at his hospital were provided palliative support through an inpatient program.
SENT HOME TO DIEBY ANNIE WALDMAN AND JOSHUA KAPLANSEPTEMBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
A day later, Winston’s family got a call from a member of the palliative care team, recommending she move to hospice, they said.
SENT HOME TO DIEBY ANNIE WALDMAN AND JOSHUA KAPLANSEPTEMBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
Yes, but in my friend's opinion, as you will see if you read on a little further, this journey is only a palliative measure.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
So palliative; but all the stark wickedness that actually gives the momentum to national actors.
NOTES & QUERIES, NO. 53. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1850VARIOUS
No measure, therefore, could be more than a palliative until they got a "Republican" system of education.
A HISTORY OF TRADE UNIONISM IN THE UNITED STATESSELIG PERLMAN
No ameliorative, no palliative, no restrictive, no remedial measure will avail.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
The operation is useful as a diagnostic or palliative measure.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PALLIATIVE

  • alky
  • booze
  • canned heat
  • cocktail
  • drink
  • ethanol
  • firewater
  • hard stuff
  • hootch
  • intoxicant
  • liquor
  • methanol
  • moonshine
  • palliative
  • red-eye
  • rotgut
  • sauce
  • smoke
  • spirits
  • tipple
  • toddy
  • abatement
  • assuagement
  • comfort
  • ease
  • easement
  • mitigation
  • palliation
  • palliative
  • remedy
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