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relegate to send or consign to a condition, place, or position of lesser importance or esteem. [3 definitions]
relend combined form of lend.
relent to become milder, more sympathetic, or more lenient. [2 definitions]
relentless without mercy or compassion; unyielding or stern. [2 definitions]
relevance the quality of being relevant.
relevant related to or connected with the present matter; pertinent. [2 definitions]
relevé a ballet step in which the dancer rises to tiptoe on one or both legs.
reliability the quality of being dependable.
reliable capable of being relied on or trusted; dependable.
reliance trust or confidence. [2 definitions]
reliant demonstrating confidence, reliance, or trust.
relic something that has survived from an earlier time, such as a custom or artifact of an earlier culture. [3 definitions]
relicense combined form of license.
relict a plant, animal, or geological feature that has survived in a considerably changed environment.
relief1 the ease resulting from the removal of pain, distress, or anxiety. [5 definitions]
relief2 the projection of forms or figures from a background surface, as on certain types of maps. [2 definitions]
relief map a map on which topography is indicated by using three dimensions, varied or graded colors, or shadings.
relief pitcher in baseball, a pitcher brought into a game to relieve another pitcher, often at a crucial moment. [2 definitions]
relief valve a valve that opens automatically to relieve pressure, as in a boiler; safety valve.
relieve to ease or reduce (pain, suffering, need, worry, or the like). [5 definitions]
relieved feeling or showing relief from fear, worry, or the like.