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  Words related to reliever

Related / Similar Words: relief pitcher, fireman, allayer, comforter, stand-in, substitute, relief, backup, backup man, fill-in

 

Definition:
  • a pitcher who does not start the game;
  • a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies; "a reliever of anxiety"; "an allayer of fears";
  • someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins";

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    Hyponyms: closer, finisher, locum tenens, locum, double, stunt man, stunt woman, surrogate, alternate, replacement

     

    Derivational Morphology: take over, relieve, comfort, soothe, console, solace, still, allay, ease, substitute, sub, stand in, fill in, deputize, deputise, step in

     

    Anagrams: reveille

     

     
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