Definition of pain-relieving in English:

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pain-relieving

adjective

(Of medication) alleviating pain: patients are given a pain-relieving drug an hour before surgery
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  • York Hospital is to offer the drug to surgical patients to test its pain-relieving properties.
  • Reflexology enables the body to release its own natural pain-relieving agents called endorphins.
  • The practice of yoga seems to have pain-relieving benefits.

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