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alleviate (v) [(苦痛・苦悩を)軽くする,軽減する,緩和する]

* al (~へ) + lev (持ち上げる) → 「持ち上げて軽くする」
* alleviation (n):軽減,緩和
* alleviative (adj.):軽減する
The man who is actuated by purely altruistic suffering caused by the spectacle of human misery will, if his suffering is genuine, desire power to alleviate misery. The only man totally indifferent to power is the man totally indifferent to his fellow-men. .

I long to alleviate the evil, but I cannot, and I too suffer.

The ministering angel is another type of 'good' woman, who, when she is imitating a model, may be very trying, always hoping for misfortunes among her friends in order that she may alleviate them with unerring skill and tact.
* ministering angel :救いの天使(新設な看護婦など)

Aspirin is used for alleviating headache.
 出典:Shogakukan Random House English-Japanese Dictionary, 1982 ed.]

Maintaining good posture will help to alleviate your back pain.
 出典:『鉄緑会 東大英単語熟語 鉄壁』p.624]

A number of measures were taken to alleviate the problem.
[ 出典:Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, 6th ed.]