Definition: to decrease the effect of something
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): ease, mollify, relieve, soothe
Antonym(s): aggravate, exacerbate
1. We need a deodorizer to palliate the odor coming from the cat’s litter box.
2. Hopefully the new medicine will palliate the pain caused by my back injury.
3. The politician was not reelected because he was unable to palliate the anger caused by his use of racist language.