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palliate
used in Jane Eyre

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to make something less bad — especially pain or an offense
  • My eye met his as the idea crossed my mind: he seemed to read the glance, answering as if its import had been spoken as well as imagined — "Yes, yes, you are right," said he; "I have plenty of faults of my own: I know it, and I don't wish to palliate them, I assure you.
    Chapter 14 (58% in)

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