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alleviate

 [ah-le´ve-āt]
to cause the lessening or disappearance of a patient's problem.

alleviate

verb A popular, non-medical term meaning to reduce pain or provide comfort. Medical equivalents include: relieve, palliate, ameliorate.

alleviate

(ă-lē′vē-āt″) [L. alleviare, to lighten]
To lessen the effect of.
alleviation (-lē″vē-ā′shŏn)

Alleviate

To make something easier to be endured.
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The project is expected to improve the roundabout service level and alleviate the delay ratio on the entire intersection by 10%.
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JHCO Secretary General Ayman Mefleh said that the organization continues to provide humanitarian aid for Syrian refugees, in coordination with various local and international relief agencies, to alleviate the suffering of displaced refugees.
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According to Dictionary.com, compassion is a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering.