relieve

[ ri-leev ]SEE DEFINITION OF relieve

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RELIEVE

But, to relieve your mind, nothing at all has really happened.

It seemed to relieve the tension drawn by the other woman's torment.

And if he turned his eyes to his own camp, he saw little to relieve his anxiety.

"It's over the pulling of Lucretia," a man said, simply to relieve his strained feelings.

But the bitterness which he put into it failed to relieve him of any of the bitterness that was in his own mind.

Now, I can relieve your mind from part of the load by which it has been justly oppressed.

A particular kind of dejection to relieve a general fatigue.

There is much to relieve the remark of Mayor Otis from exaggeration.

I tried to be charitable, to relieve poverty, but they say there is no poverty to be relieved.

I tried to relieve ignorance, but they will not allow that either.

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