relief - noun

  • the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
  • the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)
  • (law) redress awarded by a court
  • someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
  • assistance in time of difficulty
  • a pause for relaxation
  • a change for the better
  • aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped
  • the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)
  • sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
  • the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged
  • relief - thesaurus

    alleviation   assuagement   backup   ease   easement   easing   embossment   ministration   moderation   reliever   relievo   respite   rest   rilievo   substitute   succor American English spelling   succour British English spelling  

    View spelling list ie words and learn about the word relief in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 21. The 'I' before 'e' rule – does it work?.

    Scrabble score for relief

    r is 1 e is 1 l is 1 i is 1 e is 1 f is 4
    Scrabble score = 9

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