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ameliorate

uh-meel-yuh-reyt

 

ameliorate – (verb)

uh-meel-yuh-reyt

Definition: improve

 

Synonym: better, help, heal, fix up, patch up, correct, rectify, amend, reform, revise

 

Antonym: ruin, botch, queer, screw up, wreck, destroy, to deteriorate, go downhill, decline, weaken, worsen

 

Usage: The council could not ameliorate the situation.