Antonyms for palliatives

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Traverse left the room to prepare the palliatives for his patient.

None of the excuses, or palliatives, were thought to be good.

In my declining years I have sought the latter; hence my palliatives and my consolation.

My medicines are only palliatives; the real trouble is with his environment.

The congress has discovered no remedy, only palliatives for tuberculosis.

Palliatives she had made the most of; compensations she had been thankful for.

And nothing could be done beyond the palliatives he meant to allow himself.

Nevertheless, in view of the tremendous population increases which must occur, these can be only palliatives.

No palliatives; but all the stark wickedness, that actually gives the momentum to national actors.

Cuckoldom is an accute case, it is quickly over; when it takes place, it admits of no remedy but palliatives.