Today’s word of the day is ‘Respite‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Respite [ res-pit]
What is the etymology of the word?
The word originated from Old French to Middle English.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a noun, i.e., it is the main subject of a sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Viraam
2. Spanish – Respiro
3. French – Répit
4. Mandarin – Chuǎnxī
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. All these steps gave a much-needed temporary respite to India’s banking system.
2. The refugee encampments will provide some respite from the suffering.
3. A Letter of Licence, by which creditors agreed to postpone claims, brought only temporary respite.
4. On a sweltering afternoon in northeastern Madagascar, the coolness of a leaf’s shade is an attractive respite for a frog.
5. The land prospered rapidly during this respite from the horrors of war.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
breather, downtime, hiatus, interruption, layoff, letup, lull, recess, relaxation, relief, reprieve, truce, acquittal, adjournment, break, breath, cessation, deadlock, deferment, delay, deliverance, discharge, ease, exculpation, five, forgiveness, halt, immunity, intermission, interregnum, interval, leisure, moratorium, pardon, postponement, protraction, release, rest, stay, stop, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
continuation, advance, beginning, blame, censure, commencement, employment, go, hold, punishment, sentence, start, etc
I am proud to have been in a business that gives pleasure, creates beauty, and awakens our conscience, arouses compassion, and perhaps most importantly, gives millions a respite from our so violent world.
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