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Relieve

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

To lighten a color in order to reduce its intensity.
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However, the need to seek a unique profile for RELIEVE has led us to focus on a specific type of article (by subject-only empirical studies, reviews or relevant advances-or by scope-generalizable and of interest to an international public) that made our magazine inadequate as a vehicle for some other work.
* Glucosamine alone and chondroitin alone don't relieve pain from osteoarthritis of the knees any better than a placebo.
Chocolate (in moderation) relieves stress by stimulating the production of endorphins in the brain.
In particular, it substantially relieves the skin symptoms and itching.
When the core is partially retracted the initial stresses building up between the still molten center of the part and the cooling skin are allowed to relieve themselves.
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The 3.5-mile East Side Access (ESA) project, using an existing rail tunnel under the East River, will increase LIRR tunnel capacity across the East River and significantly relieve over-crowded conditions throughout the LIRR network.
As I stood in front of my herb cupboard and scanned the shelves I saluted the standard remedies I'd come to rely on over the years for cold and flu symptoms: echinacea root tincture or tea for immune system support, osha root tincture to relieve chest congestion and coughs, and potent goldenseal root tincture for persistent respiratory infections.
A recent study conducted in England confirmed that drinking chamomile tea might help relieve a range of ailments including colds and menstrual cramps.
Since one in five prescriptions is unnecessary, and many more can be avoided, we are helping relieve the pollution of our water that occurs when drugs are flushed.