Example sentences for: palliative

How can you use “palliative” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Monica Lewinsky is useful "as a palliative for personal boredom," while Saddam Hussein is useful "as the excuse for the continued American presence in West Asia and as a regional bully to checkmate fundamentalist Iran's geopolitical ambitions" (which had been why the United States "deliberately stopped short of unseating Mr. Hussein" in 1991).

  • If one accepts the need for a corrective (or, depending on how one views it, is willing to live with a mere palliative), why not design one that operates in direct proportion to how segregated a state's schools are?

  • It sets out the core competencies that all physicians should have in palliative care.

  • According to the EAPC Ethics Task Force "terminal' or 'palliative' sedation in those imminently dying must be distinguished from euthanasia.

  • In our guidelines we tried to relate the possible benefits of sedation to the basic concerns of palliative care by using it as a reversible therapeutic procedure.


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