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respite
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
a temporary relief from harm or discomfort
  • But when, freed from his repulsive presence, Bulstrode returned to his quiet home, he brought with him no confidence that he had secured more than a respite.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (54% in)

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