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respite
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Emma
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  • —she had then been only daring to hope for a little respite of suffering;—she was now in an exquisite flutter of happiness, and such happiness moreover as she believed must still be greater when the flutter should have passed away.

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  • Will hands me a test, and in the time it takes to complete it I do my best to focus entirely on the questions at hand, hoping I’ll find momentary respite from my new reality.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • The respite from the battle felt too good to be true.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure

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