to relieve

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  • Organizations from across the area took it upon themselves to relieve this lack.
  • In some cases they even acquired the estate for the adopted child who was to relieve them of care.
  • This army was much larger than the previous attempts to relieve the siege.
  • An international relief force from eight nations was sent to relieve the siege.
  • The government is aware of the problem and plans a major new road-building program to relieve the pressure.
  • Most of his works were written to relieve his wants.
  • Lack of facilities in home forces women to wait for the night to relieve themselves and avoid being seen by others.
  • For having entirely dedicated himself to helping to relieve spiritual and physical suffering.
  • A new tunnel project west of the city is hoped to relieve the situation.
  • While working in the fields, they asked permission to leave their posts, to relieve themselves.
  • However, he also used observing officers from amongst his officers to relieve or assist him.
  • We want the sense of motion to relieve staring, to end the fixed look.
  • Within a half hour heavy attack forces would concentrate to relieve the isolated vehicle.
  • It is often used to relieve pressure beneath a surface.
  • Then the two leading Roman squadrons turned to relieve the situation in the rear.
  • French drains are also used behind retaining walls to relieve ground water pressure.
  • I will always be on time to relieve, and shall endeavor to do more, rather than less, than my share.
  • Because the column was so far from its intended objective, other units sent to relieve it could not find it.
  • Right from his childhood he was thinking about how to relieve masses from this cycle.
  • Shafter felt the Navy was doing little to relieve the pressure on his forces.
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