Thesaurus / relieved

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The Steelers are surely relieved they aren’t the shorthanded team.

“We’re relieved to see that monitoring and censorship is still not a policy option,” said Christoph Schmon, international policy director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the world’s biggest digital rights organization.

Workers simply exchanged relieved looks — and then burst into applause.

Some feel relieved that the burden of dowry and economic baggage of unmarried daughters have been lifted.

It relieved him to see the two ladies seated opposite each other in the bow window, and to hear something like a laugh in the air.

The Marriage of ElinorMargaret Oliphant

As a last effort, she tried to pique him by coldness—this pleased him best, for it relieved him from her presence.

Lydia, relieved of a disagreeable suspicion that her usually faultless footman must be drunk, thanked him and went up-stairs.

Cashel Byron's ProfessionGeorge Bernard Shaw

Enfeebled by sickness, he exposed himself; touched by compassion, he relieved the sufferer.

The Story of My LifeEgerton Ryerson

He should act at once or ask to be relieved in time to let another carry out the plan.

The elder sister, relieved and comforted, soon sank into slumber herself.

Horace ChaseConstance Fenimore Woolson

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