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respite

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a short period of time when you are able to stop doing something that is difficult or unpleasant or when something difficult or unpleasant stops or is delayed
  • The weekend provided a nice respite from the pressures of her job.
  • a temporary respite

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“Respite.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/respite. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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