relief


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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

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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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One avenue of hope was thus closed upon the anxious sojourners at the Caldron Linn; their main expectation of relief was now from the two parties under Reed and M'Lellan, which had proceeded down the river; for, as to Mr.
It was a hint that I ought to be starting out to seek adventures and get up a reputation of a size to make me worthy of the honor of breaking a lance with Sir Sagramor, who was still out grailing, but was being hunted for by various relief expeditions, and might be found any year, now.
He came to her relief with a fixed despair of himself which made the interview unlike any other that could have been holden.
One's gaze went with infinite relief from the scorched greys and sullen reds of the foreground to the blue-green softness of the eastward hills.
Another man, who had also been watching Dorset Rouse from the gardens for several hours, also noted Lucille's advent with relief. He followed the Prince out and entered another hansom.
In addition it has one thousand five hundred bas- reliefs. It has one hundred and thirty-six spires--twenty-one more are to be added.
They prove that the moon's formation, by means of cooling, is due to violent causes; for while, under the pressure of internal fires the reliefs rise to considerable height, the depths withdraw far below the lunar level."
Nothing so arid as these reliefs, nothing so sad as these ruins of mountains, and (if we may so express ourselves) these fragments of peaks and mountains which strewed the soil.
The reliefs, the circles, the craters, and the plains alone remained, and still showed their boundary lines distinctly.
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His visit came just hours after the government delivered relief items to the victims.
Several of The Relief Products were recognized as America's most trusted and recommended brand by the Women's Choice Awards in 2018, including PinkEye Relief, Stye Relief, RedEye Relief, AgingEye Relief and Ring Relief.
Over the next few weeks, Sainsbury's colleagues all over the UK will be working hard to raise money for Sport Relief, which will conclude with a week packed full of in store activity from 17 - 23 March.
"We understand that they are in need of money, that is why they sell relief goods.