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remission
used in October Sky

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Definition
a decrease in intensity — most typically of a disease or (especially in the UK) the length of a prison sentence
  • As we hoped and prayed, Miss Riley's disease went into remission.
    Epilogue (11% in)
remission = a less severe state
  • Hodgkin's Disease can go into remission.
    Chapter 23 (20% in)
remission = a less severe state
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