lightening (part of speech: verb)
alleviating (part of speech: verb)
relieving (part of speech: adjective)
moderating (part of speech: verb)
- And when you add to this more than a quarter of a century, every waking hour of which has been spent in alleviating the stammerer's difficulty- and successfully, too- you have a ground- work of first- hand information that tends toward facts instead of fiction and toward practice instead of theory. - "Stammering, Its Cause and Cure", Benjamin Nathaniel Bogue.
- We expect much of the recent forced enthusiasm to die down, while scopolamin- morphin anesthesia takes it proper place among other scientific methods of alleviating the pangs of labor. - "The Mother and Her Child", William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler.
- At the same time he complained that by reason of the dilatoriness of the states, he was prevented from alleviating misery when he knew the remedy to be within reach. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.