Vocab Mantra

CAT GMAT GRE SAT vocabulary

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Word : Alleviate

Contributed by Mr. Varun ( GMAT Aspirant)

Scene Desc : Physiotherapist trying to raise arm of the patient to alleviate pain



Pronunciation : al·le·vi·ate  (-lv-t)

Link : Elevate

Meaning : (tr) to make (pain, sorrow, etc) easier to bear; lessen; relieve


Sentences :

1. Cold water should be used to cover the affected area and alleviate the pain.

2. The new research begins to alleviate this problem.

3. Exercise is among the factors found to help alleviate stress.

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