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Overview of verb relieve
1. relieve, alleviate, palliate, assuage -- (provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches")

2. take over, relieve -- (free someone temporarily from his or her obligations)

3. exempt, relieve, free -- (grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; "She exempted me from the exam")

4. still, allay, relieve, ease -- (lessen the intensity of or calm; "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears")

5. salvage, salve, relieve, save -- (save from ruin, destruction, or harm)

6. unbosom, relieve -- (relieve oneself of troubling information)

7. remedy, relieve -- (provide relief for; "remedy his illness")

8. relieve -- (free from a burden, evil, or distress)

9. relieve -- (take by stealing; "The thief relieved me of $100")

10. excuse, relieve, let off, exempt -- (grant exemption or release to; "Please excuse me from this class")

11. relieve, lighten -- (alleviate or remove (pressure or stress) or make less oppressive; "relieve the pressure and the stress"; "lighten the burden of caring for her elderly parents")

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