ALLEVIATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ALLEVIATE
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 v.  provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
Classic Sentence:
1  Besides, I believe, between ourselves, she did this in order to distract her mind, that she might forget; and she only filled her head in order to alleviate the weight on her heart.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 27. The Story.
2  See," said d'Avrigny to Villefort, "nature knows how to alleviate the deepest sorrow.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 104. Danglars Signature.
3  I replied, that nothing ailed me save anxiety of mind, which I hoped soon to alleviate.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
4  She did a great deal to alleviate my position.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 19
5  Now she would willingly have humbled herself and admitted that she had only hurled that accusation at him out of her misery, hoping by hurting him to alleviate her own hurt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
6  Only, to alleviate the tediousness of the duty, Athos allowed him to take a loaf, two cutlets, and a bottle of wine.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
7  My depression was not alleviated by the announcement, for, I had supposed that establishment to be an hotel kept by Mr. Barnard, to which the Blue Boar in our town was a mere public-house.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXI
8  All I say is this: her position is intolerable, and it might be alleviated by you, and you will lose nothing by it.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 18
9  Whoever, in our circumstances, has made trial of pain, even with all the alleviations which, for us, usually attend it, must know the irritation that comes with it.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Example Sentence:
1  This should alleviate the pain; if it does not, we shall have to use stronger drugs.
2  A decision to exclude a third of the countries on that initial list would be controversial, as debt cancellation is a key element to alleviate global poverty.
3  Unless we alleviate conditions in the lowest stratum of our society, we may expect grumbling and revolt.
4  The intent of acupuncture therapy is to promote health and alleviate pain and suffering.
5  Helping to alleviate poverty in developing countries also helps to reduce environmental destruction.
6  The organization works to alleviate world hunger and disease.
7  Nowadays, a great deal can be done to alleviate back pain.
8  Right now, some anglers try to alleviate barotrauma on their own when fishing, but not everyone is aware of what to watch for or do.
9  These problems have been greatly alleviated by the passing of the new Act.