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1. relief

noun. ['rɪˈliːf, riːˈliːf'] the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced.

Synonyms

  • alleviation
  • assuagement

Antonyms

  • incomparable
  • different
  • unsatisfactory

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Words that Rhyme with Bas Relief

  • bas-relief
  • belief
  • disbelief
  • leaf
  • leif
  • lief
  • mccleaf
  • relief
  • relief
  • salif
  • vancleef

Example sentences of the word bas-relief


1. Noun Phrase
People have long used it for sculptures, engraving and bas relief.

2. relief

noun. ['rɪˈliːf, riːˈliːf'] the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress).

Synonyms

  • reprieve
  • comfort
  • ease
  • comfortableness

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • stretch
  • expand
  • appreciate

3. relief

noun. ['rɪˈliːf, riːˈliːf'] (law) redress awarded by a court.

Synonyms

  • damages
  • restitution
  • redress
  • indemnification
  • amends

Antonyms

  • expansion
  • addition
  • maximization
  • inflate

4. relief

noun. ['rɪˈliːf, riːˈliːf'] assistance in time of difficulty.

Synonyms

  • consolation
  • mercy
  • aid
  • ministration
  • succour
  • comfort
  • solace
  • assist
  • succor
  • assistance

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • disjoin
  • unbalance
  • juvenile

5. relief

noun. ['rɪˈliːf, riːˈliːf'] someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult).

Synonyms

  • backup man
  • double
  • locum tenens
  • peer
  • match
  • stand-in
  • fill-in
  • reliever
  • alternate
  • surrogate
  • substitute
  • stunt woman
  • stunt man
  • compeer
  • equal
  • locum
  • replacement

Antonyms

  • inadequacy
  • strengthening
  • appreciation
  • classification

6. relief

noun. ['rɪˈliːf, riːˈliːf'] the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance).

Synonyms

  • alleviation
  • detente
  • liberalization
  • decompressing
  • step-down
  • easement
  • decrease
  • easing
  • liberalisation
  • spasmolysis
  • diminution
  • reduction
  • relaxation
  • palliation

Antonyms

  • increase
  • disapproval
  • single
  • malfunction

7. relief

noun. ['rɪˈliːf, riːˈliːf'] aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped.

Synonyms

  • welfare
  • public assistance

Antonyms

  • little
  • Lady
  • noblewoman

8. relief

noun. ['rɪˈliːf, riːˈliːf'] a pause for relaxation.

Synonyms

  • interruption
  • breathing space
  • breath
  • respite
  • suspension
  • breather
  • rest
  • breathing spell
  • rest period
  • pause
  • intermission
  • break
  • breathing place

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • crescendo
  • maximise
  • maximize

9. relief

noun. ['rɪˈliːf, riːˈliːf'] a change for the better.

Synonyms

  • alteration
  • easing
  • moderation
  • change
  • modification
  • disembarrassment

Antonyms

  • biological
  • natural
  • unequal
  • incommensurate

10. relief

noun. ['rɪˈliːf, riːˈliːf'] the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged.

Synonyms

  • liberation
  • freeing

Antonyms

  • unequivocal
  • multivalent
  • univalent
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