Worse to better

alleviate
(v)
ǝ-LEE-vee-ate
Meaning

relieve; lighten; make less bad

1st Sample Sentence

At the hospital they gave me drugs to alleviate the pain caused by my injuries.

Root

ad (to)#levis (light in weight) (Latin)

Synonyms

alleviate, ameliorate, assuage, palliate

Antonyms

exacerbate

Mnemonics

ALL (all)+ EVI (evil)+ ATE (has been eaten up) so hence you are relieved of the pain and you feel relief

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