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relieved

adjective

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relieved

verb
past tense of relieve

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1 to make more bearable or less severe
  • an ice pack will relieve the swelling

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2 to set (a person or thing) free of something that encumbers
  • the bellhop relieved him of his luggage and led him to the elevator

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3 to take the place of
  • at daybreak a soldier arrived to relieve the one who had spent the night on guard duty

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The first known use of relieved was in 1850

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“Relieved.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/relieved. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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