The parents exhaled in relief, but then there came another text.
That $150 million, or even a part of it, could have transformed the relief effort in the Rockaways.
So take a few minutes and get some relief from the August heat with laughter, courtesy of the Internet.
And the Japanese-based Toyota corporation will donate $1 million to the American Red Cross to aid in relief efforts.
The international community pledged around $10 billion and dispersed about $6 billion, the majority on relief.
All this created an enormous sum for the secours, which was the real "relief," as benevolence.
Jim breathed a sigh of relief as they cleared the crowd and could quicken their pace.
He rose, and walked to the window, sniffing the scent of the flowers with relief.
To their relief the Americans found that the place was not inhabited and that there was no one near.
Mortimer hastened to her relief, but she shrank from his touch.
late 14c., "alleviation of distress, hunger, sickness, etc; state of being relieved; that which mitigates or removes" (pain, grief, evil, etc.)," from Anglo-French relif, from Old French relief "assistance," literally "a raising, that which is lifted," from stressed stem of relever (see relieve). Meaning "aid to impoverished persons" is attested from c.1400; that of "deliverance of a besieged town" is from c.1400. Earlier in English as "that which is left over or left behind," also "feudal payment to an overlord made by an heir upon taking possession of an estate" (both c.1200).
"projection of figure or design from a flat surface," c.1600, from French relief, from Italian rilievo, from rilevare "to raise," from Latin relevare "to raise, lighten" (see relieve).