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Relieve

To assist any overloaded member by any construction device, such as a discharging arch placed above an opening.

relieve

To lighten a color in order to reduce its intensity.
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Relaxes tight muscles to relieve pain in other areas of the body
After concerted pressure from the NSWNA, NSW Health has agreed to introduce a $50 per shift payment to nurses and midwives who relieve nurses in charge of a hospital with over 100 beds after hours.
Baked potatoes are an excellent source of carbohydrates, which trigger the release of the chemical serotonin and relieve stress.
So far, the company has confirmed that L-92 has potential to relieve hay fever and chronic allergic rhinitis.
Turmeric has also been shown to help relieve indigestion and stomach upsets, may protect against Alzheimer's and may even prevent cancer by inhibiting cell damage.
A recent study conducted in England confirmed that drinking chamomile tea might help relieve a range of ailments including colds and menstrual cramps.
One favorite synergistic oil blend for helping relieve PMS symptoms and headaches caused from hormonal imbalances is thirty drops clary sage (Salvia sclarea), twenty drops fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), twenty drops marjoram (Origanum majorana), five drops jasmine (Jasminum officinale) and eight drops sage (Salvia officinalis).
The only permanent solution is surgery," Gerber notes, in the most common procedure, called trans-urethral resection of the prostate (TURP), surgeons "shave" the gland, which helps relieve pressure on the urethra.
The agencies seek comment on simplified capital frameworks for noncomplex banks and thrift institutions that would conform to the underlying principles of a revised Basel Accord and maintain the principles of prudential supervision, yet would relieve unnecessary regulatory burden.
Caltrans and city transportation officials were there to explain how the closure may relieve congestion at the troubled intersection of the Ventura and San Diego freeways.
Another increasingly common practice in the United States today is to relieve distress with the use of narcotics which have the effect of inhibiting breathing.
The good studies show that glucosamine relieves the pain of osteoarthritis as effectively as the other things we're using now," concludes Felson.