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  Definition of respite
  1. a pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"
  2. the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment
  3. an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
  4. a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
  5. a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
  6. postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
Similar Words: recess, break, time out, reprieve, suspension, hiatus, abatement, rest, relief, rest period

 

Hyponyms: spring break, defervescence, remission, remittal, subsidence, breath, breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time

 

Derivational Morphology: pause, intermit, break, adjourn, recess, break up, reprieve, abate, let up, slack off, slack, die away, freeze, suspend, rest, breathe, catch one's breath, take a breather

 

Anagrams: spitter, striper, stripes, tipster, sprites, persist

 

 
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