- n.宽慰，安心; 免除，减轻; 救援物资; 代班人;
- 复数: reliefs;
It was a great relief to be back on dry land after such a rough crossing.
They hope the new drug will prove especially efficacious in the relief of pain.
temporary relief from pain
They turned to one another with the same expression of dawning comprehension, surprise, and relief.
Good weather leading to good grain harvests should win the country relief from food shortages.
Butler and Stone concur that the war threw people's lives into a moral relief.
Relief agencies say the immediate problem is not a lack of food, but transportation.
All of those who received the true acupuncture experienced pain relief.
Announcing our engagement was a relief.
It took some effort to conceal her relief.
Relief workers are still searching through collapsed buildings looking for victims.
The UN system will be in a position to support the extensive relief efforts needed.
The undulating planes of the countryside provide relief from the hard horizontals and verticals of the urban scene.
No relief drivers were available.
The proceeds from the concert will go towards famine relief.
The president is sending in almost 20,000 military personnel to help with the relief efforts.
There was an extraordinary feeling of hope and relief, as if a great burden had been cast off.
I leave with a guilty sense of relief.
They made no plea for relief.
We all make a sigh of relief when we heard that he was safe.
We made a contribution to the famine relief fund.
They send relief to those who made homeless by floods.
A doctor's task is to work for the relief of patient's suffering.
His words provided some comic relief in what was really a dull speech.
The momentary relief was followed by worse suffering.
She constantly invoked death for her relief and deliverance.
The general hastened to the relief of the fortress.
Relief goods were quickly handed out to the people in the stricken area.
The Chinese Red Cross contributed a generous sum to the relief of the physically disabled.
Skillfully placed lights throw the marble figures into clear relief.
After a point, countries can become so dangerous that food relief workers are no longer safe and their programs are halted.
Many teenagers resort to drugs or alcohol for mental relief.
According to the Overseas Development Institute Odi, however, just 12% of disaster-relief funding in the past two decades has gone on reducing risks in advance, rather than recovery and rebuilding afterwards.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Finally, dad turned off the stove, the pot began to cool and the pressure relief valve sprayed out a cloud of steam.
2015年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
It could be anything―gardening, cooking, music, sports—but whatever it is, make sure it's a relief from daily stress rather than another thing to worry about.
2016年高考英语全国卷2 语法填空 原文
Still, most of us volunteers breathe a sigh of relief when the season comes to a close.
2019年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
That relief is coupled with a deep understanding of why the same people keep coming back for more: connecting to the community as you freely give your time, money, skills, or services provides a real joy.
2019年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
There was no cure, only pain relief.
2018年高考英语江苏卷 完形填空 原文
To the anxious travelers the sight of the American shore brought almost inexpressible relief.
1. the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced;
"as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief"
2. the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress);
"he enjoyed his relief from responsibility"
"getting it off his conscience gave him some ease"
3. (law) redress awarded by a court;
"was the relief supposed to be protection from future harm or compensation for past injury?"
4. someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult);
"the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"
"we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
5. assistance in time of difficulty;
"the contributions provided some relief for the victims"
6. a pause for relaxation;
"people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
7. a change for the better
8. aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped;
"he has been on relief for many years"
9. the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance);
"he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
10. sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
11. the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged;
"he asked for troops for the relief of Atlanta"
(Art)carved, moulded, or stamped so as to stand out from the surface
(Baseball)acting as a substitute pitcher
Receiving public assistance because of need or poverty.
comfort, ease, leisure, relaxation, relief, rest
减轻：缓和或解除疼痛或痛苦 浮雕：雕塑底面上形成的突起 缓解：减少或消除义齿基托下方特殊区域的不适压力，另见chamber和space项下
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