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Reliever  n.  One who, or that which, relieves.

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"Reliever" Quotes from Famous Books

... from that of cramp colic. Absorbents are of some service, and charcoal may be given in any quantity. Relaxants and antispasmodics are also beneficial in this form of colic. Chloral hydrate not only possesses these qualities, but it also is an antiferment and a pain reliever. It is, then, particularly well adapted to the treatment of wind colic, and should be given in the same-sized doses and in the manner directed for spasmodic colic. Diluted alcohol or whisky may ...
— Special Report on Diseases of the Horse • United States Department of Agriculture

... help Jameson in his difficulties, but it is impossible to see how they could have acted in any other manner. They had done all they could to prevent Jameson coming to their relief, and now it was rather unreasonable to suppose that they should relieve their reliever. Indeed, they had an entirely exaggerated idea of the strength of the force which he was bringing, and received the news of his capture with incredulity. When it became confirmed they rose, but in a halfhearted fashion which was not due to want of courage, ...
— The Great Boer War • Arthur Conan Doyle

Words linked to "Reliever" :   backup, surrogate, relief, replacement, stunt woman, substitute, person, comforter, backup man, someone, allayer, stunt man, match, relief pitcher, twirler, double, locum tenens, locum, soul, mortal, somebody, hurler, fireman, alternate, compeer

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