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relief1

re·lief1

relief1

 
 
pronunciation:
rih lif
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the ease resulting from the removal of pain, distress, or anxiety.
synonyms:
easement
antonyms:
dismay, horror
similar words:
appeasement, letdown, rest
definition 2: a means of gaining such ease.
synonyms:
deliverance, delivery, liberation, release, rescue, salvation
definition 3: assistance given to those in need.
synonyms:
aid, assistance, succor
similar words:
comfort
definition 4: a person or persons temporarily taking over the duties of others.
Our relief finally arrived.
definition 5: something acting as a pleasant diversion.
synonyms:
distraction, diversion
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