Example sentences for: alleviate

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

  • But the movie's Flynt stops his drug use cold turkey after a 1983 operation to cauterize his nerves, suggesting he had shot up only to alleviate his physical pain.

  • Los Angeles is undeniably car country, though it is trying to alleviate its congestion and pollution by building a light-rail network.

  • He wants to alleviate the enormous shortage of organs for transplantation.

  • And we're embarrassed to say that the current issue of Slate does nothing to alleviate the symptoms of Brill Overkill.

  • A NYT front-pager reports that because so many members of the House and Senate now have personal experience with the difficulties posed by aging, infirm parents and other relatives, the issue of how to help alleviate the cost of long-term care for the elderly and disabled is at last becoming part of Congress' agenda.


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