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  • 1 relief — noun 1 removal of anxiety/pain ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, deep, enormous, great, huge, immense, intense, overwhelming, tremendous ▪ …

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  • 2 welcome — I. transitive verb (welcomed; welcoming) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English welcumian, wylcumian, from wilcuma, noun Date: before 12th century 1. to greet hospitably and with courtesy or cordiality 2. to accept with pleasure the… …

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  • 3 relief — re‧lief [rɪˈliːf] noun 1. [uncountable] when a bad situation is reduced or stops for a time: • Any sign of relief from price pressures will be welcome news for the economy. 2. money, food, clothes etc given to people who are poor or hungry: • a… …

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  • 4 welcome — ► NOUN 1) an instance or manner of greeting someone. 2) a pleased or approving reaction. ► EXCLAMATION ▪ used to greet someone in a glad or friendly way. ► VERB 1) greet (someone arriving) in a glad, polite, or friendly way. 2) be glad to receive …

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  • 5 welcome — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, enthusiastic, friendly, hearty (esp. AmE), great, rapturous (esp. BrE), rousing, special, tumultuous (esp. BrE) …

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  • 6 relief — re|lief [ rı lif ] noun *** ▸ 1 relaxed happy feeling ▸ 2 reduction of pain etc. ▸ 3 something given to someone in need ▸ 4 something with raised surface ▸ 5 right not to pay in full ▸ 6 replacement worker ▸ 7 military help ▸ 8 rest from… …

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  • 7 relief */*/*/ — UK [rɪˈliːf] / US [rɪˈlɪf] noun Word forms relief : singular relief plural reliefs 1) [singular/uncountable] a relaxed happy feeling that you get because something bad has not happened or a bad situation has ended It s a huge relief to know that… …

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  • 8 welcome — noun an instance or manner of greeting someone. ↘a pleased or approving reaction. exclamation used to greet someone in a glad or friendly way. verb 1》 greet (someone arriving) in a glad, polite, or friendly way. 2》 be glad to receive or hear of:… …

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  • 9 Relief Through Release — Infobox Album | Name = Relief Through Release Type = Album Artist = Tura Satana Released = 1996 Recorded = Titan Recording Genre = Alternative metal, Nu metal Length = 57.50 Label = Noise Records Producer = Michael Vail Blum Tura Satana Reviews …

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  • 10 welcome to — used to indicate relief at relinquishing something to another: → welcome …

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  • 11 Hurricane Katrina disaster relief — For more detailed criticisms of disaster relief, see Political effects of Hurricane Katrina. For a more detailed timeline of events, see Timeline of Hurricane Katrina. Hurricane Katrina …

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  • 12 Disaster Relief (The West Wing) — Disaster Relief The West Wing episode Episode no. Season 5 Episode 94 Directed by Lesli Linka Glatter Written by …

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  • 13 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 14 Angelina Jolie — Infobox actor name = Angelina Jolie imagesize = caption = Jolie at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 2005 birthname = Angelina Jolie Voight birthdate = birth date and age|1975|6|4 birthplace = Los Angeles, California… …

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  • 15 drug use — Introduction       use of drugs for psychotropic rather than medical purposes. Among the most common psychotropic drugs are opiates ( opium, morphine, heroin), hallucinogens (LSD, mescaline, psilocybin), barbiturates, cocaine, amphetamines,… …

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  • 16 Oregon Trail — For other uses, see Oregon Trail (disambiguation). Oregon Trail The route of the Oregon Trail shown on a map of the western United States from Independence, Missouri (on the eastern end) to Oregon City, Oregon (on the western end) …

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  • 17 Dave Mustaine — Mustaine performing with Megadeth in 2009. Background information Birth name David Scott Mustaine …

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  • 18 Battle of Preston (1648) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict= Battle of Preston caption=Battle of Preston 1648 partof=the Second English Civil War date= 17 August ndash; 19 August 1648 place= Preston north of Warrington, Lancashire result= Decisive Parliamentarian victory …

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  • 19 Characters of Smallville — The season four cast (clockwise from left) Allison Mack, John Glover, Erica Durance, Jensen Ackles, Annette O Toole, John Schneider, Michael Rosenbaum, Tom Welling and Kristin Kreuk contains the characters who have been on the show the longest,… …

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  • 20 Security guard — Private factory guard Occupation Activity sectors Security Description A security guard (or security officer) is a person who is paid to protect pro …

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