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Sample sentences for the GRE study word alleviate

alleviate can be used as a verb

1.She did a great deal to alleviate my position. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
2."See," said d'Avrigny to Villefort, "nature knows how to alleviate the deepest sorrow. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
3.For several days ensuing, her name was unmentioned by either Usher or myself and during this period I was busied in earnest endeavors to alleviate the melancholy of my friend. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
4.No arguments shall be wanting on my part that can alleviate so severe a misfortune--or that may comfort you, under a circumstance that must be of all others the most afflicting to a parent's mind. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
5.Now, my daughter, learn from my lips how you may alleviate this misfortune, so far as it will affect you.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
6.Artemis is the feminine counterpart of her brother, the glorious god of Light, and, like him, though she deals out destruction and sudden death to men and animals, she is also able to alleviate suffering and cure diseases. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
7.Only, to alleviate the tediousness of the duty, Athos allowed him to take a loaf, two cutlets, and a bottle of wine. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
8.Oh, work, work,--my passion, my joy, my delight,--it is for thee to alleviate my sorrows" and he convulsively grasped the hand of d'Avrigny. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
9.The doctor left him in this paroxysm, knowing that he could do nothing to alleviate it, and, going up to Noirtier, said abruptly, "How do you find yourself--well. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
10."All I say is this her position is intolerable, and it might be alleviated by you, and you will lose nothing by it. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
11.My depression was not alleviated by the announcement, for, I had supposed that establishment to be an hotel kept by Mr. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
12.It was so sweet to see Cosette, to forget by her side It alleviated his wounds. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
13.The labours I endured were no longer to be alleviated by the bright sun or gentle breezes of spring all joy was but a mockery which insulted my desolate state and made me feel more painfully that I was not made for the enjoyment of pleasure. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
14.There, inasmuch as the community is an oppressed, suffering, unemancipated, and weary one, all THAT will be held to be good which alleviates the state of suffering. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
15.In their dependency upon the mother state, they resemble those of ancient Rome but their great distance from Europe has in all of them alleviated more or less the effects of this dependency. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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