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palliation (s) (noun), palliations (pl)
1. The cloaking or concealing (of an act, etc.); that which serves to conceal or hide; a cloak, or a covering.
2. The action of disguising or seeking to make less conspicuous, the enormity of (a crime, etc.) by excuses and apologies; extenuation; excuse.
3. The alleviation of the symptoms and incidents of disease without curing it; hence, alleviation, mitigation, and temporary relief.
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