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To relieve or alleviate pain

relieve

verb

to make pain or another bad physical feeling less unpleasant

ease

verb

to make a problem, bad situation, or pain less severe

deaden

verb

to make a feeling or a pain less strong

numb

verb

to cause a very strong feeling of pain to disappear or become weaker

soothe

verb

to make something less sore or painful

palliate

verb

to reduce the pain or other bad effects of an illness without curing it completely

kill

verb

to stop pain

alleviate

verb

to make something less painful, severe, or serious

assuage

verb

to make an unpleasant or painful feeling less severe

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any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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