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Noun
A short break or intermission from something difficult or unpleasant
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“The footmen are gathered near the stern, smoking pipes and enjoying a quick respite before clearing up.”
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A short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant
“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
“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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(law) A reprieve, especially from a sentence of death
“On 6th June of the following year, a respite for the crime was granted to Tweedie and thirteen others.”
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The alleviation of a disease's symptoms without a cure
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A period or time free from engagement
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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 providing someone in need of assistance with aid
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A short sleep, especially during the day
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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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To postpone or assign to a later time or date
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Relieve of blame, responsibility
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