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In January, an appeal hearing will determine whether he qualifies for post-conviction relief.The Deal With Serial’s Jay? He’s Pissed Off, Mucks Up Our Timeline|Emily Shire|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, every election, we have our quasi-comic-relief candidates, your Al Haigs and Gary Bauers and Bill Richardsons.
Take responsibility for an endless stream of people, even as our own suffer, and struggle to get policy relief from Washington.The Progressive Case Against Birthright Citizenship|Keli Goff|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Adnan has an appeal hearing for post-conviction relief set for January.The Scoop on ‘Serial’: Making Sense of The Nisha Call, Asia's Letters, and Our Obsession|Emily Shire|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rob Marshall lets a sigh of relief erupt so loud it could be heard by giants in the sky.
It was with a feeling of relief on both sides that the arrival of Mr. Haggard, of the Home Office, was announced.
Several suggestions for the relief of the country bank have come to their notice.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
But she kept the same tone, and its tender archness only gave a greater sweetness to his sense of relief.Confidence|Henry James
And now everybody turned out with a feeling of intense relief to witness the rejoicings on the village green.
So with its completion, he wrapped it carefully, and sent it to a Chicago publisher, while he sighed with relief.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
British Dictionary definitions for bas-relief
Word Origin for bas-relief
Cultural definitions for bas-relief
A kind of carving or sculpture in which the figures are raised a few inches from a flat background to give a three-dimensional effect. The term is French for “low relief.”