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Verb
Present participle for to make more bearable or less severe
“Meantime, relieve the pain by applying a warm, damp cloth to your eyelid 10 minutes, four times a day.”
Verb
Present participle for to take the place of
“After having Otis relieve him for his 20-minute lunch break he went outside to find Mia waiting for him.”
Verb
Present participle for remove blame, responsibility
“Let me relieve you of that abominable burden and let you lie down.”
Verb
Present participle for make less tedious or monotonous by the introduction of variety
“Television did help to relieve the boredom and isolation.”
Adjective
Serving to alleviate a person's feelings of grief or distress
Noun
The action or process of appeasing
Adjective
Providing psychological relief through the open expression of strong emotions; causing catharsis
Adjective
Soothing or softening
Adjective
Easing the bowels
Noun
The alleviation of pain, discomfort, or distress
Noun
The action of unloading a ship
Noun
The act by which something is mended or repaired
Noun
Something that arouses action or activity
Adjective
Having a gently calming effect
Adjective
Having the quality of softening or soothing the skin
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