Word of the Day: 11

word of the day 11

ameliorate

verb UK & US /əˈmiːl.jə.reɪt/ (a mee l ya rate) (click on the link to hear the word)

to make a bad or unpleasant situation better: Foreign aid is badly needed to ameliorate the effects of the drought.
amelioration  /əˌmiː.li.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ noun 
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