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Synonyms for reliever

a person who helps

Synonyms for reliever

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

a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies

a pitcher who does not start the game

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Townsend released its first Reliever Series OA brace in 1995, and the company has been a leading manufacturer of custom, customized and OTS OA knee braces for 20 years.
If the reliever has no effect, call for the doctor or an ambulance.
NEW YORK -- Dodgers left-hander Joe Beimel, one of the club's most reliable relievers throughout the regular season, was left off the roster for the National League Division Series after severely cutting the little finger of his pitching hand during a freak accident in his hotel room here Monday night, requiring 10 stitches.
Of the 3,554 respondents between the ages of 12 and 75, 60 percent said that they used an over-the-counter pain reliever in the previous 30 days.
Pain has been in the headlines lately, ever since two of the most common prescription pain relievers, rofecoxib (Vioxx) and valdecoxib (Bextra), were pulled from the market when studies found they could increase the risk of heart attack.
OxyContin is only intended for moderate to severe pain that is present on a daily basis and that requires a very strong pain reliever.
4% of the pain reliever market since being made available to consumers in March 1999.
360 OTC will be the exclusive pain reliever product of both World of Outlaws series
21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year, millions of consumers use pain relievers to treat everything from back aches to symptoms associated with the common cold.
When the future Hall of Famer was with the Atlanta Braves through their long run of National League division titles, Braves relievers were responsible for eight playoff losses.
emWave Personal Stress Reliever comes with an instructional CD-Rom featuring one of HeartMath's scientifically-validated stress reduction techniques.
ASTHMA RELIEVER Relievers ease breathing difficulties by relaxing the muscles in airway walls, allowing them to open up.
The Dodgers hung a six-spot in the inning against Martinez and reliever Heath Bell to go up 8-2.
According to a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association, nearly 80 percent of American adults say they take an OTC pain reliever at least once a week.
HeartMath will introduce and demonstrate emWave Personal Stress Reliever at the American Psychological Association annual convention August 10 - 13, 2006.