toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

respite
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
a temporary relief from harm or discomfort
  • Always after a defeat and a respite, the Shadow takes another shape and grows again.
    1.2 -- Book 1 Chapter 2 -- The Shadow of the Past (40% in)
  • The Nine have been unhorsed indeed but that is but a respite, ere they find new steeds and swifter.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (86% in)

There are no more uses of "respite" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®