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Palliates

ˈpalɪeɪt

Meanings of Palliates:

verb

Make (a disease or its symptoms) less severe without removing the cause.

Usage examples:

Treatment works by palliating symptoms

Meanings of Palliating:

verb

Make (a disease or its symptoms) less severe without removing the cause.

Usage examples:

Treatment works by palliating symptoms

Palliative

ˈpæl.i.ə.tɪv

Meanings of Palliative:

adjective

(of a medicine or form of medical care) relieving symptoms without dealing with the cause of the condition.

Usage examples:

Palliative drugs
noun

(of a medicine or medical care) relieving pain without dealing with the cause of the condition.

Usage examples:

Orthodox medicines tend to be palliative rather than curative

Meanings of Palliatory:

adjective

Palliative.

Pallid

ˈpæl.ɪd

Meanings of Pallid:

adjective

(of a person's face) pale, typically because of poor health.

Usage examples:

His face, with its wrinkled, pallid complexion

Meanings of Pallier:

adjective

Having a close, friendly relationship.

Usage examples:

I see you're getting quite pally with carlos

Meanings of Pallies:

adjective

Sickly, weak, delicate; defective in some respect; (especially of a lamb or a child) undersized, stunted in growth.

noun

An undersized or sickly lamb.

Meanings of Palliest:

adjective

Having a close, friendly relationship.

Usage examples:

I see you're getting quite pally with carlos

Meanings of Palliness:

noun

The quality or condition of being friendly or ‘pally’.

Meanings of Palling:

verb

Form a friendship.

Usage examples:

She palled up with some english chaps
noun

A friend.

Usage examples:

We've been pals for a long time

Meanings of Pallion:

noun

A small piece or pellet of solder.

Pallium

ˈpalɪəm

Meanings of Pallium:

noun

A woollen vestment conferred by the pope on an archbishop, consisting of a narrow circular band placed round the shoulders with a short lappet hanging from front and back.

Usage examples:

Within a short time of his election, a formal inauguration ceremony takes place, at which the wooll…

Meanings of Palliums:

noun

A woollen vestment conferred by the pope on an archbishop, consisting of a narrow circular band placed round the shoulders with a short lappet hanging from front and back.

Usage examples:

Within a short time of his election, a formal inauguration ceremony takes place, at which the wooll…

Meanings of Pallone:

noun

In italy: a game resembling a simple form of tennis, played with a large ball struck with a cylindrical wooden guard worn over the hand and wrist.

Pallor

ˈpæl.ər

Meanings of Pallor:

noun

An unhealthy pale appearance.

Usage examples:

The deathlike pallor of his face

Pallors

ˈpalə

Meanings of Pallors:

noun

An unhealthy pale appearance.

Usage examples:

The deathlike pallor of his face

Palls

pɔːl

Meanings of Palls:

noun

A cloth spread over a coffin, hearse, or tomb.

Usage examples:

During the mass, they covered the coffin with a pall, some kind of cloth. we took it off on the way…
verb

Become less appealing or interesting through familiarity.

Usage examples:

The novelty of the quiet life palled

Meanings of Pallu:

noun

The loose end of a sari, worn over one shoulder or the head.

Usage examples:

A woman pulled the pallu over her head

Pally

ˈpæl.i

Meanings of Pally:

adjective

Having a close, friendly relationship.

Usage examples:

I see you're getting quite pally with carlos

Palm

pɑːm

Meanings of Palm:

noun

An unbranched evergreen tree of tropical and warm regions, with a crown of very long feathered or fan-shaped leaves, and typically having old leaf scars forming a regular pattern on the trunk.

Usage examples:

They even feel attached to the tree or the palm tree that might stand outside their home.
verb

Conceal (a small object) in the hand, especially as part of a trick or theft.

Usage examples:

He would spin wild tales while palming your wristwatch

Meanings of Palm-off:

phrasal verb

Sell or dispose of something by misrepresentation or fraud.

Usage examples:

Unscrupulous businessmen may palm off their property to the buyers without proper papers

Meanings of Palm-reader:

noun

A person who looks at the lines on the palm of your hand and tells you what these lines say about your character and your future

Palm-reading

ˈpɑː.mɪ.stri

Meanings of Palm-reading:

noun

The ability that some people claim to have to see signs about your character and future from the lines on the inside of your hands

Meanings of Palma:

proper noun

The capital of the balearic islands, an industrial port and resort on the island of majorca; population 396,570 (est. 2008). full name palma de mallorca /ˌpalma ðe maˈjorka/.

Meanings of Palmar:

adjective

Relating to the palm of the hand.

Usage examples:

The lateral palmar nerve

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