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A feeling of reassurance and relaxation following release from anxiety or distress
“A rush of relief washed over him as Lukas' voice answered the inquiry.”
The alleviation of pain, discomfort, or distress
“That gave me a slight relief but it quickly subsided when she sat down next to Travis again.”
Something interesting or enjoyable that provides a short respite from a tense or tedious situation
“Only really Collins seems to inject the fun needed to bring about some light relief from the more serious stuff between Shylock and Antonio.”
Financial or practical assistance given to those in special need or difficulty
Relief agencies offer public information about disasters and how to prepare for them.”
A person or group of people replacing others who have been on duty
“After some time, a relief dealer came to our table and took over dealing.”
“She just needed relief from her burden of bags.”
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