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alleviate
used in Pride and Prejudice

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Definition
to lessen something that is bad — especially to lessen pain
  • The pain of separation, however, might be alleviated on his side, by preparations for the reception of his bride; as he had reason to hope, that shortly after his return into Hertfordshire, the day would be fixed that was to make him the happiest of men.
    Chapter 25 (2% in)
  • No arguments shall be wanting on my part that can alleviate so severe a misfortune—or that may comfort you, under a circumstance that must be of all others the most afflicting to a parent's mind.
    Chapter 48 (44% in)

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