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.

  • Circadian rhythms in postpartum women are likely to suffer disturbances secondary to significant changes in estrogen and progesterone, which have been shown to advance and delay rhythms, respectively [ 30 ] , and it is plausible that bright light can help alleviate this.

  • In Seattle's case, the mayor may declare a state of emergency and/or impose a curfew whenever he believes that "extraordinary measures [are needed] to prevent the death or injury of persons and to protect the public peace, safety, and welfare, and alleviate damage, loss, hardship or suffering."

  • The antebellum modesty, while in part a reflection of the conventional etiquette of the time, may also have served a political objective: to alleviate the concerns of those who--in the early days of the republic--feared it might be transformed into a monarchy, and the president into a king.

  • This finding may appear to be suprising, however it was not to us at the Motherisk NVP Helpline, because over the years, many women have told us that NVP can be so debilitating that they will try just about anything to alleviate their symptoms.


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