alleviation

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  • It was all so much practice for him and so much alleviation for her. Cited from Greville Fane, by Henry James
  • But she knew no means of alleviation, and therefore did not attempt any. Cited from Lizzy Glenn, by T.S. Arthur
  • I stood up, feeling that to cut the matter short was the only alleviation within reach. Cited from Crucial Instances, by Edith Wharton
  • He might give some to the prison people, and thus obtain a little alleviation. Cited from The Sowers, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • There was nothing more to be done for her in the way of alleviation till the doctor came. Cited from The Hippodrome, by Rachel Hayward
  • There are a thousand alleviations that people do not often think of, coming from God himself. Cited from Seaboard Parish, Complete,by George MacDonald
  • A major flood alleviation scheme is currently under construction in the city centre side of the river.
  • These include research and capacity building, agricultural trade, rural development and poverty alleviation.
  • Let me suffer, and let me have what alleviation belongs to my condition. Cited from Little Dorrit, by Charles Dickens
  • I am glad that you miss me; I am glad that you find some rest in these alleviations. Cited from The Letters of the Younger Pliny, various, Vol. 1
  • I am now broken with disease, without the alleviation of familiar friendship or domestic society. Cited from Life Of Johnson, Volume 4 (of 6), by Boswell
  • With the alleviation of knowing your happiness secure, I could bear my lot. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 5, March, 1858, by Various
  • Christmas Day, usually so happy a season, brought no alleviation of our gloom. Cited from The Lost Stradivarius, by John Meade Falkner
  • Sickness itself is not without its alleviation, when we have the pleasure of being attended by her we love. Cited from Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M--y W--y M--e, by Montague
  • He did not claim to cure anything, and he offered no alleviation to the sick. Cited from Against The Grain, by Joris-Karl Huysmans [Tr.: John Howard]
  • The reason of this is pretty evident, since nothing could be a greater alleviation of such a crime. Cited from Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals, by Arthur L. Hayward
  • When she had gone they were conscious of an alleviation, and of the great beauty of the evening. Cited from Howards End, by E. M. Forster
  • They sat trying to think some alleviation into their misery. Cited from Captivity, by M. Leonora Eyles [AKA: Margaret Leonora Pitcairn Eyles]
  • I threw myself into every posture that promised some alleviation of this evil. Cited from Edgar Huntly, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • Only one such alleviation did she repent of in after life. Cited from One Generation to Another,Henry Seton Merriman
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