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Synonyms for relief

Synonyms for relief

the act or an instance of helping

freedom, especially from pain

assistance, especially money, food, and other necessities, given to the needy or dispossessed

a person or persons taking over the duties of another


Synonyms for relief

the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced

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the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)

someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

assistance in time of difficulty

aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped

sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background

the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged

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You can bet these students will not forget who Edvard Munch and Vincent van Gogh were any time soon, and they'll surely remember relief sculpture and its many forms, as well.
Jules Lubbock attempts to cover a range of issues involving Christian narrative as seen in certain Italian paintings and relief sculptures from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
Mezzo rilievo is a relief sculpture in which figures and objects are seen in the half-round, with half their volume projecting from the surface.
The relief sculpture of carpenters and diners at the Dean and Pitman building on Corporation Street is an excellent example," he said.
According to her own close technical analysis of the details and patterns left by chisels, drills, and other tools -- an analysis accompanied by an exemplary set of close-up photographs -- we must discard the Greek master theory, and trawl the traditions of Roman Republican relief sculpture for the makers of the Ara Pacis.
While the Aztecs often produced sculpture in the round, the Maya primarily adorned architectural monuments with relief sculpture.
3D Photographic displays are a hybrid product: part photographic, in which they capture accurate color and life-like features and part artisan relief sculpture, in that they rise from the background to meet the viewer, adding depth that accurately conveys the finest details of the photograph.
Lovers in Nature: Foxtrot Dancers, relief sculpture, 2018
One's sure to get awestruck with the church's relief sculpture on its facade which has a uniquely Philippine touch.
During this unit of study on relief sculpture I stressed creative thinking.
Relief sculpture is represented by such pieces as the double-sided throne stele (no.
Beavers piles on the paint so thickly that it protrudes like relief sculpture, and she often mixes in unorthodox materials to further convey a dish's physical attributes, using pumice stone for the porous texture of blueberry-pie crust, or glass beads for the slippery gleam of oyster dipping sauce.
The relief sculpture of the Old Kingdom is investigated by Edward Brovarski with particular attention to a second, distinct, style which parallels the well-studied divergent styles in three-dimensional sculpture of the period.
Laura Lian, an artist who has been commissioned by numerous celebrities including Sharon Osbourne, has created a relief sculpture of John Lennon for the hospital.
The exterior has been refurbished, relief sculpture laser cleaned, 75 sash windows restored, and the roofmadeweatherproof.