Relieve

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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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It seemed sort of weird that a bunch of Koreans would move to Thailand together to work for peace in Burma, but I thought that was nice, I guessed, and even wrote in my journal, relievedly, "Koreans tend to have excellent English skills.
Like Shakespeare's play, the science fiction films allow the audience to misrecognize its own image, willfully and relievedly, insofar as the alien bears no physical likeness to the human.
But everything, building up on this voyage, all the thinking, collectively, accumulatively, must have led to this sudden freedom I feel now, relievedly, relieved of all the thinking" (166).