Sunday, December 05, 1999
Definitions for respite
- A delay or postponement.
- A temporary suspension of punishment; reprieve.
- An interval of rest or relief.
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Citations for respite
Fortunately the summers in New London provided a welcome, if not a complete, respite from life on the road.
When shall we learn . . . that frequent respites from toil are the very safety-valves of professional men?