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Sentence count:120+6 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-09-22Updated:2016-12-13
Synonym: breakbreatherintermissioninterruptionlullpauserecessreliefreprieverestSimilar words: despitespitein spite ofspithospitaljupiterrespectrespondMeaning: ['respaɪt ,pɪt] n. 1. a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort 2. a pause from doing something (as work) 3. an interruption in the intensity or amount of something 4. a pause for relaxation 5. the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment. v. postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution. 
1. The tablets brought temporary respite from the excruciating pain.
2. The trip was a welcome respite from the pressures of work.
3. We worked for hours without respite.
4. The director gave the cast a short respite before the next scene.
5. His creditors agreed to give him a temporary respite.
6. Respite care is intended to relieve parents temporarily of the burden of caring for severely disabled children.
7. She continued to work without respite.
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8. We have a few days' respite before we have to pay them.
9. They had no respite from the demands of their children.
10. The pain went on without respite.
11. There was no respite from the suffocating heat.
12. The judge granted the condemned man a respite to enable his attorneys to file an appeal.
13. The drug brought a brief respite from the pain.
14. Devaluation would only give the economy a brief respite.
15. The storm continued for two hours without respite.
16. Some mothers regard work as a welcome respite from the stress of looking after a home and children.
17. The brief respite before the pests could fight back reflects the wait for a mutation.
18. But the success brought only a short respite.
19. Residential respite care for people with learning disabilities, and possibly also for other user groups.
20. But this proved to be a temporary respite, and by 1921 registered unemployment was over 2 million.
21. The mess sergeant arrived with a brief respite: Captain Apgood was at the back door.
22. For the next five days we had no respite.
23. Elsewhere, even such fragile respite is rare, the production deleting all possibilities of redemption or relief.
24. It was some weeks now since they had had any respite from shellfire.
25. Their teacher was away, so they had a day's respite before their essays were due.
26. Calcavecchia was again first out in the afternoon and he gave poor Meshiai no respite, scoring 66 to a 73.
27. He can also take over the parenting role and provide her with respite from the rigours of what is a twenty-four-hour-a-day job.
28. It may be that her devoted young readers need respite from emotional pain.
29. What Case can not promise his members is immediate respite from the jams.
30. What is heroin anyway, but a dark shadow, a temporary respite, smoked between one and a few hundred times?
More similar words: despitespitein spite ofspithospitaljupiterrespectrespondresponserespondentresplendentrespectivelywith respect tocorrespondentirrespective ofbe responsible forcorresponding tospinpitspillspinepitchinspirecapitapitchercapitalsuspicionpittancedecrepitsuspicious
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