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|part of speech:
||the feeling of being freed from pain, distress, or worry.
The aspirin gave me relief from my headache.
- dismay, horror
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||a means of gaining such a feeling.
The good news was a great relief to me.
- liberation, release, rescue
||help given to those in need.
Relief was promised to the victims of the flood.
- aid, assistance
||a person or persons taking over the work of others for a time.
After several hours of work, our relief finally arrived.
||benefit, charity, hand, help, welfare