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Adjective: lenitive  le-nu-tiv
  1. Moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear
    - alleviative, alleviatory, mitigative, mitigatory, palliative
Noun: lenitive  le-nu-tiv
  1. Remedy that eases pain and discomfort

Derived forms: lenitives

See also: moderating

Type of: curative, cure, remedy, therapeutic