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    respite - Dictionary definition and meaning for word respite

    Definition
    (noun) a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
    Synonyms : reprieve
    Definition
    (noun) a pause from doing something (as work)
    Synonyms : break , recess , time out
    Example Sentence
    • we took a 10-minute break
    • he took time out to recuperate
    Definition
    (noun) an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
    Synonyms : abatement , hiatus , reprieve , suspension
    Definition
    (noun) a pause for relaxation
    Synonyms : relief , rest , rest period
    Example Sentence
    • people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests
    Definition
    (noun) the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment
    Synonyms : reprieve
    Definition
    (verb) postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
    Synonyms : reprieve
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for respite

Tarik pe Tarik (Sunny Deol) Respite pe Respite

rest a bit

After taking the GRE, take a RESPITE and drink a SPRITE.

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The purpose of a RESPITE is to RElax and RESPIrE(breathe).

respite = rest + sprite; again you are taking rest with sprite.

@Angelina jolie: take some rest o bred pitt

dispite this respite, we shall study harder & harder

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