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Words About Comfort, Words About Time, Words for Confusion

palliative

soothing the symptoms of a disorder without effecting a cure

assuage

to soothe

emollient

softens or soothes the skin

ameliorate

to improve

alleviate

to ease symptoms

conciliate

to overcome distrust or hostity

foster

to nurture; to promote the growth and development of

mollify

to calm in temper

placate

to lessen someone's anger or hard feelings

succor

relief; comfort in a time of distress

evanescent

disappearing like vapor

ephemeral

describes anything short-lived or fleeting

chronic

of long duration; frequently recurring

dilatory

postponing or delaying; lateness

diurnal

daily; in 24 hours; antonym nocturnal

antiquated

very old

archaic

ancient

passé

no longer current; out of fashion

gloaming

dusk; twilight

anachronism

representing something out of chronological order

obfuscate

to make confusing

melee

a confused and violent battle

anarchy

absence of political authority

bedlam

a place of confusion or uproar

confounded

befuddled

convoluted

intricate or complicated; coiled in overlapping folds

perturbed

to be anxious, agitated, or confused

labyrinthine

a situation like a maze

awry

away from the correct course; askew

quagmire

giggity

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