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respite
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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a temporary relief from harm or discomfort
  • We read he's building himself an actual castle with spires and a moat near Brussels, to provide a respite, I guess, from his villas in Paris and Spain and Italy.
    Book 5 — Exodus (52% in)

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