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alleviate
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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to lessen something that is bad — especially to lessen pain
  • What's more, justice and punishment on earth positively alleviate the punishment of nature and are, indeed, essential to the soul of the criminal at such moments, as its salvation from despair.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (62% in)

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