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    reprieve

    reprieve - Dictionary definition and meaning for word reprieve

    Definition
    (noun) a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
    Synonyms : respite
    Definition
    (noun) an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
    Synonyms : abatement , hiatus , respite , suspension
    Definition
    (noun) a warrant granting postponement (usually to postpone the execution of the death sentence) Definition
    (noun) the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment
    Synonyms : respite
    Definition
    (verb) postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
    Synonyms : respite
    Definition
    (verb) relieve temporarily
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for reprieve

sounds like relieve and means the same

reprieve rhymes with deprive, when you are deprived of energy you will take a break

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re+pri(fri)+eve-on d eve of gud FRIday punishment to all d prisoners are postponed or cancelled

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