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alleviate
used in The Hunger Games

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Definition
to lessen something that is bad — especially to lessen pain
  • I decide to take care of his upper body first, to alleviate some pain, before I tackle whatever damage Cato did to his leg.
    p. 254.9
alleviate = lessen (something that is bad) (in this case, as is typical, lessening pain)
There are no more uses of "alleviate" in The Hunger Games.

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