use palliatives in a sentence.
The Europeans keep throwing money at problems and insisting on short-term palliatives.
America can't drill its way out of our oil shortage and short-term palliatives, such as suspending the gasoline tax or strong-arming Saudis to increase production, aren't the answer.
For the last couple of decades, firms have sought to fend off the challenge, not by solving the root cause, but rather by deploying what might be called "palliatives".
Wasteful subsidies are short-term palliatives or tools of political patronage that do more harm than good.
Short-term palliatives for economic ills -- currency depreciation, capital controls, low interest rates, basic income grants -- have been resisted.