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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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The poll also asked parents to explain, in their own words, some of the reasons why they are relieved that summer vacation is over.
Semi-harmful pain is pain that is partially relieved by warm-up.
The officers were relieved to 'pave the way for an impartial investigation,' Brig.
Farnacio identified the Army official who was relieved from his post on Wednesday.
Two precinct commanders in Caloocan City have been relieved from their posts for not wearing their uniform while on duty, an official of the Northern Police District (NPD) said.
The King also relieved Prince Mishl bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of his post as the Governor of Najran region and appointing him as Governor of Makkah Region at the rank of minister.
Clayborne Beers was relieved as commanding officer of the VFA-105 Gunslingers by Cmdr.
Accordingly, the taxpayer did not recognize gain equal to his negative capital account balance until the mortgage was refinanced and he was relieved of liability under state law.
The policemen who escorted the arrested suspect, tagged in the killings of the octogenarian couple, could be relieved if investigation showed there were protocol lapses, leading to the suspect snatching the gun of one of his escorts in Quezon City.
The chief of the Caloocan City police and two station commanders were relieved from their posts for their lackluster performance, an official said yesterday.