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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pal·li·a·tive /ˈpæliˌetɪv, ˈpæljə-/
 (a.)緩和的,減輕的,掩飾的辯解,可斟酌的事情

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pal·lia·tive /ˈpælɪˌetɪv, ˈpæljət-/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pal·li·a·tive a.  Serving to palliate; serving to extenuate, mitigate, or alleviate.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pal·li·a·tive n. That which palliates; a palliative agent.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 palliative
      adj : moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear [syn:
            alleviative, alleviatory, lenitive, mitigative,
             mitigatory]
      n : remedy that alleviates pain without curing [syn: alleviant,
           alleviator]