(1) While we all can understand how belittling that experience must have been, shooting the messenger is never the recommended palliative .(2) The dim lights and subdued strains of music wafted across the hall, giving a palliative effect.(3) Sandwiched between the ready availability of drugs and an inadequate response is a lost generation for whom cocaine is an easier palliative than the severity of a drug-free life.(4) If treatment cannot provide the patient a quality life, then it is considered better to give no treatment beyond palliative measures.(5) It would have, in essence, offered a short-term palliative to a longer-term problem.(6) After ten years of palliative measures, the fundamental problems of the Japanese economy are nowhere near a solution.(7) The solution should be sought in fast and radical changes to the law on the health insurance system, not in palliative measures like deferment or waiver of debts.(8) Nor does the structure admit individual improvement of caste, as a palliative measure, though the possibility of change of an entire caste is apparently recognized.(9) What this palliative fails to address is the involvement of the directors themselves in CEOs├ö├ç├û criminal activity.(10) With every new tragedy, state officials respond with palliative measures and assurances that the issue will be studied further.(11) It had to resort to palliative measures such as social assistance, and a restructuring plan for the Belgian industry, which was hardest hit by the crisis.(12) However, more important than these essentially palliative measures was the clear acceptance by the Treasury of the principle of ├ö├ç├┐parity plus├ö├ç├û.(13) I'll be interested to see if it offers any greater palliative effect.(14) If not, the measure would be a simple ineffective palliative , but not a solution to the problem.(15) As a practical matter, the current legal regime substitutes palliative euphemisms for useful controls on police discretion.(16) If this palliative censorship worked at all, it worked to alleviate some symptoms manifest in racist broadcasts at the dawn of commercial television.