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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of relieve.


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  • That designation relieves districts of having to tell parents of the teacher's sub-par preparation and allows their continued concentration in poor and minority schools.

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  • PERRY RHODAN-A distress call relieves the Solar Administrator's distress PUCKY-The mousebeaver doesn't carrot-all for 'yellow journalism'

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  • These threats, however, I did not regard, as I knew the man would never dare to raise his hand against his chief, but as expression relieves the overcharged heart, I did not check his bursts of grief and indignation.

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  • The crowd lacks this as much as the architecture and the sculpture; there is no distinction among the men except for now and then a military figure, and among the women no style such as relieves the commonplace rash of the New York streets.

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  • And smoking kind of relieves the stress. †™ †™ Close friends suggest that Aamir is superstitious about this ‘smoking-before-each-release†™ pattern.

    The Times of India

  • And even if you're not with your friends or you're alone, it kind of relieves my stress.


  • i like most of the Libertarian platform, mostly because it 'relieves' the Feds of most of its power, and let the PEOPLE decide locally how their cities / counties / states should be run.

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  • "relieves" policyholders of billions of rands in confiscatory penalties.


  • And smoking kind of relieves the stress, "star is quoted as saying.

  • That relieves diplomats in the U.S., South Korea and Japan—the countries that the North Korea government portrays as its mortal enemies— of potentially awkward decisions about who to send to Pyongyang.

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