Thesaurus / relieve

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The day dragged slowly to its close, and no rest came to the sufferer, nor sign of improvement to relieve our anxiety.
A CRYSTAL AGEW. H. HUDSON
There was a well-kept lawn in front of it, with here and there a trim flower-bed to relieve the monotony of the expanse of grass.
THE LOST VALLEYJ. M. WALSH
Her fingers clutched at the neck of her dress, as if to tear it open, and so relieve the swelling of her throat.
NAME AND FAMEADELINE SERGEANT
I told the sentry I had been ordered to relieve him, and he handed over his musket without a word.
IN THE DAYS OF WASHINGTONWILLIAM MURRAY GRAYDON
In all serious cases of this kind little more can be done than to relieve the animal till the veterinarian comes.
RIDING AND DRIVINGEDWARD L. ANDERSON
Her constant chaperonage of Dicky was getting a little trying, and she wanted me to relieve her.
A VOYAGE OF CONSOLATIONSARA JEANNETTE DUNCAN
It was but a drop in the ocean, but it was all I could do to relieve that unfathomed misery.
The attack upon the Cowenstein dam was the last attempt which was made to relieve Antwerp.
Presently we passed the Blakes, I longed to relieve Daniel of his heavy basket; for even he seemed to stagger beneath its weight.
MEDOLINE SELWYN'S WORKMRS. J. J. COLTER
For the first time the lenient doctor did not want to relieve pain.

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