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  • adj. Experiencing or exhibiting relief.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of relieve.

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  • adj. extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary
  • adj. (of pain or sorrow) made easier to bear


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  • Finally, mankind will be relieved from the tedious chore of downhill skiing. lansing wedding photographer

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  • I felt as if I was relieved from a heavy weight, when the packet sailed with a fair wind from Ireland, and I had quitted for ever the country which had been to me the scene of so much misery.

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  • As such it serves the Conservatives who feel relieved from a Left which had put them often too readily into the same camp as the Fascists and to find in this year of elections now a new argument to attack ‘Liberalism’.

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  • Chad Durbin relieved and gave up Jason Bartlett's RBI grounder that pulled the Rays within a run.

  • Conklin relieved Norrena at the start of the second in the Blue Jackets '4-1 loss to Nashville on Saturday after Norrena gave up three goals on nine shots. - Hockey - Columbus vs. Chicago

  • J Baldwin relieved D Cabrera with a two balls and zero strikes.

  • But Jesse Crain relieved J.C. Romero and retired all three batters he faced to end the threat.

  • Lefthander Tom Martin relieved Smoltz after Beltran's homer and was greeted with a blast by Cliff Floyd.

  • Brandon Phillips and Jhonny Peralta singled before former Indian Tom Martin relieved and allowed a single to Lawton to load the bases.

  • I called the relieved producer at that time and told her I could do it.



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  • "Syd Price puffs his pipe as he and his 'porters' slither backwards down the mountain.

    'When are we going to be relieved?' I asked as a parting question.

    'Use a tree,' he calls."

    - Spike Milligan, 'Mussolini: My Part In His Downfall'.

    April 25, 2009