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relief (n):
the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)
Samples
he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain
Related Words: alleviationeasementeasing
relief (n):
the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged
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he asked for troops for the relief of Atlanta
relief (n):
aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped
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he has been on relief for many years
relief (n):
assistance in time of difficulty
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the contributions provided some relief for the victims
Related Words: ministrationsuccorsuccour
relief (n):
sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
Related Word: embossment
relief (n):
a change for the better
Related Word: easing
relief (n):
the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
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as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief
Related Words: alleviationassuagement
relief (n):
someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
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the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes.
we need extra employees for summer fill-ins

Related Words: fill-inrelieverstand-insubstitute
relief (n):
(law) redress awarded by a court
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was the relief supposed to be protection from future harm or compensation for past injury?
relief (n):
the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)
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he enjoyed his relief from responsibility.
getting it off his conscience gave him some ease

Related Word: ease
relief (n):
a pause for relaxation
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people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests
Related Word: rest
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A black hen will lay a white egg

Siyah tavuk da beyaz yumurta yumurtlar.
Scientist proved that eggshell color is influenced by genetics and is not related to feather color.


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