Respite
audio of Respite
Respite [res-pit]

NOUN, VERB

Noun

  • A short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant

Verb

  • To Postpone (a sentence, obligation, etc.)
Example

“A respite given to the team was with an intention to have some time for improvement.”

“The respite given was short.”

Synonyms

Acquital, Deferment, Intermission, Interlude, Cessation

Antonyms

Continuation, Pursue, Persistent, Relentless, Sustained, Unceasing

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