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Word of the Day 04/17/16 Palliate

Palliate (verb)
palliate [pal-ee-eyt]


verb (used with object), palliated, palliating.
1. to relieve or lessen without curing; mitigate; alleviate.
2. to try to mitigate or conceal the gravity of (an offense) by excuses, apologies, etc.; extenuate.

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Origin: 1540-50; < Late Latin palliātus cloaked, covered. See pallium, -ate

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morethanmending
Apr. 18th, 2016 01:48 am (UTC)
Ugh, I haven't posted in days! But I did manage to eek out 515 words today. :)
kaige68
Apr. 19th, 2016 03:40 pm (UTC)
YAY FOR YOU!!!!

That is excellent!
morethanmending
Apr. 19th, 2016 03:55 pm (UTC)
LOL, I just realized I posted this in the wrong entry. XD Sorry about that.
kaige68
Apr. 19th, 2016 04:03 pm (UTC)
It's all good! :) I knew what you meant!
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