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ameliorate

verb advance, allay, better, change for the better, correct, corrigere, cultivate, develop, ease, enhance, forward, fructify, help, improve, make better, make progress, meliorate, mend, mitigate, palliate, promote, raise, rectify, reform, upgrade
Associated concepts: ameliorating facts and circumstances, ameliorating waste
See also: alter, amend, commute, cure, ease, emend, fix, help, meliorate, mitigate, modify, mollify, progress, rectify, reform, rehabilitate, relieve, remedy, renew, renovate, repair, restore, soothe, treat
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The net operating loss carryforward and carryback provisions of section 172 permit taxpayers to ameliorate the unduly harsh and inequitable consequences of taxing income strictly on an annual basis.
For instance corridors always end in a common space that has a generous view over the fjord and sends a prospect of light and hope down the whole length, and, in most places, there is a generous mix of functions, spaces and movements of light along the length of the fingers which greatly ameliorates the basically institutional form of planning.
Kem, a chemist at the University of Florida, Gainesville, and his colleagues have synthesized from a neurotoxin found in marine worms a compound that ameliorates some symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine has retracted the article titled "Herbal Supplement Ameliorates Cardiac Hypertrophy in Rats with CCl4-Induced Liver Cirrhosis" [1].
Like a biochemical Prince Charming, a common food additive can awaken a sleeping gene that then ameliorates the symptoms of sickle cell anemia and betathalassemia, a new report suggests.
Gerlach and others at CSIRO Division of Plant Industry in Canberra, Australia, successfully inserted the gene for a tobaccoplant RNA satellite that ameliorates the symptoms of infection by tobacco ring-spot virus.