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respite

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  • nounpause, suspension in activity
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Synonyms for respite

noun pause, suspension in activity
  • breather
  • breathing space
  • downtime
  • hiatus
  • interruption
  • layoff
  • letup
  • lull
  • recess
  • relaxation
  • relief
  • reprieve
  • truce
  • acquittal
  • adjournment
  • break
  • breath
  • cessation
  • deadlock
  • deferment
  • delay
  • deliverance
  • discharge
  • ease
  • exculpation
  • five
  • forgiveness
  • halt
  • immunity
  • intermission
  • interregnum
  • interval
  • leisure
  • moratorium
  • pardon
  • postponement
  • protraction
  • release
  • rest
  • stay
  • stop
  • ten
  • time
  • coffee break
  • time out

Antonyms for respite

  • continuation
  • advance
  • beginning
  • blame
  • censure
  • commencement
  • employment
  • go
  • hold
  • punishment
  • sentence
  • start
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

cessation

noun. ending
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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