alleviate

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Having settled ourselves into this infidelity, our skill is expended to procure alleviations, diversion, opiates.
Moss, went on to the kitchen door, where the eldest boy was holding his horse, and his sister was waiting in a state of wondering alarm, which was not without its alleviations, for baby was making pleasant gurgling sounds, and performing a great deal of finger practice on the faded face.