Alleviate

Alleviate (verb)

Alleviate (al·​le·​vi·​ate | \ ə-ˈlē-vē-ˌāt)

Definition: to make (something, such as pain or suffering) more bearable.

Source: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alleviate

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Oxymoron

Oxymoron (noun)

Oxymoron [ ok-si-mawr-on, –mohr– ]

Definition: a figure of speech by which a locution produces an incongruous, seemingly self-contradictory effect, as in “cruel kindness” or “to make haste slowly.”

Source: https://www.dictionary.com/browse/oxymoron?s=t

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