Sentence Examples


  • The true palliative of famine is to be found in the improvement of methods of transport, which make it possible rapidly to convey food from one district to another.
  • In the long run, however, even this palliative ceased to work; and accordingly on June 5 1917 a new stiffening of the standing orders was voted, which sufficed in effect during the later period of the Parliament.
  • A good palliative is sweet oil; this will allay any corrosive irritation of the throat and stomach, and at the same time cause vomiting.