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ameliorate
used in Frankenstein

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Definition to improve — especially a bad situation
  • I felt the greatest eagerness to hear the promised narrative, partly from curiosity and partly from a strong desire to ameliorate his fate if it were in my power.
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ameliorate = improve
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