You are correct!

From our dictionary:
a•mel•io•rate

(u-mēl'yu-rāt", u-mē'lē-u),
v.t., v.i., -rat•ed, -rat•ing.

to make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfactory; improve; meliorate.

RSS Feed Add to My Yahoo! Add to Google Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Yesterday's Word Quiz  |  Tomorrow's Word Quiz
Fact Monster Word Quiz for Kids