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reliefs

noun
plural of relief

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1 a feeling of ease from grief or trouble
  • my coworkers' kind words gave me some relief from the grief that I was feeling upon the death of my partner

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2 a person or thing that takes the place of another
  • I can't go home from my nursing shift until my relief shows up to take over

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3 reduction of or freedom from pain
  • the aspirin gave him some relief from the headache

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“Reliefs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reliefs. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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