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relief
n. the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged; "he asked for troops for the relief of Atlanta"
relief
n. aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped; "he has been on relief for many years"
ministration, succour, succor, relief
n. assistance in time of difficulty; "the contributions provided some relief for the victims"
relief, relievo
n. sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
relief, moderation, easing
n. a change for the better
relief
n. (law) redress awarded by a court; "was the relief supposed to be protection from future harm or compensation for past injury?"
rilievo, relievo, sculptural relief, embossment, relief
n. sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
ease, relief
n. the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress); "he enjoyed his relief from responsibility"; "getting it off his conscience gave him some ease"
rest period, relief, rest, respite
n. a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
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remedy, redress, correction
n. act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
melioration
n. the linguistic process in which over a period of time a word grows more positive in connotation or more elevated in meaning
festivity, celebration
n. any joyous diversion
time out, break, recess, respite
n. a pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"
relaxation method, relaxation
n. a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount
sustentation, upkeep, maintenance, sustainment, sustenance
n. the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence; "they were in want of sustenance"; "fishing was their main sustainment"
assuagement, alleviation, relief
n. the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced; "as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief"
comfort, ease
n. a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state; "a life of luxury and ease"; "he had all the material comforts of this world"
holiday, vacation
n. leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure; "we get two weeks of vacation every summer"; "we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico"
furlough
n. a temporary leave of absence from military duty
festival
n. a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration
interlude
n. an intervening period or episode
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