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Noun
A short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant
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“Everyone is scurrying for shade and some respite from the sun.”
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A short delay permitted before an unpleasant obligation is met or a punishment is carried out
“This they did later, either on account of the French fishermen or at the instigation of the Dutch, and a year's respite was granted.”
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An instance or period of resting
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Easing of intensity of the symptoms of a disease
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The alleviation of a disease's symptoms without a cure
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An extended period of leisure and recreation, especially one involving travel
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(freedom from) The state of being exempted from something undesirable
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A state of little or no change following a period of activity or progress
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The act of (usually temporarily) terminating someone's employment
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Freedom from civil unrest
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The action of delaying or moving at a slow pace
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Relieve of blame, responsibility
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To postpone from being dealt with
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