"palliates" in the verb sense
1. extenuate, palliate, mitigate
lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
"The circumstances extenuate the crime"
2. relieve, alleviate, palliate, assuage
provide physical relief, as from pain
"This pill will relieve your headaches"
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