Sentence Examples

  • His administration also did much to ameliorate the condition of the Indian tribes and to arrest the spoliation of the public forest lands.
  • They also took an active part in Sir Samuel Romilly's efforts to ameliorate the penal code, in prison reform, with which the name of Elizabeth Fry (a Friend) is especially connected, and in the efforts to ameliorate the condition of lunatics in England (the Friends' Retreat at York, founded in 1792, was the earliest example in England of kindly treatment of the insane).
  • The police wanted to ameliorate the consequences of crime and disorder and the fear of crime within local communities.
  • The pain was ameliorated by prior treatment with a pulse of corticosteroids.
  • The feelling were ameliorated somewhat by the destruction of Carthage.

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