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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A pitcher who does not start the game; A person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies; Someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult).

Usage examples (35)
  • A reliever of anxiety
  • That's what being a reliever is all about, Qualls said.
  • St. Louis even got a prospect back in reliever Doug Nickle.
  • You can administer a pain reliever as directed by the doctor. for more
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