There is always an inertia to be overcome in striking out a new line of conduct—not more in ourselves, it seems, than in circumscribing events, which appear as if leagued together to allow no novelties in the way of amelioration.
There are no more uses of "ameliorate" in the book.
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The drug ameliorates the toxic effects of chemotherapy.
We doubled funding to ameliorate the current humanitarian emergency.