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re·lief1

relief1

 
 
pronunciation:
rih lif
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the feeling of being freed from pain, distress, or worry.
The aspirin gave me relief from my headache.
antonyms:
dismay, horror
similar words:
rest
definition 2: a means of gaining such a feeling.
The good news was a great relief to me.
synonyms:
liberation, release, rescue
definition 3: help given to those in need.
Relief was promised to the victims of the flood.
synonyms:
aid, assistance
definition 4: a person or persons taking over the work of others for a time.
After several hours of work, our relief finally arrived.
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