Relief

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Relief

In numismatics, an image on a coin that rises above the background and is not pressed into it.
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They prove that the moon's formation, by means of cooling, is due to violent causes; for while, under the pressure of internal fires the reliefs rise to considerable height, the depths withdraw far below the lunar level.
Would exasperation, however, if relief had longer been postponed, finally have betrayed me?
There was no game to be met with in the neighborhood; but beavers were occasionally trapped about the river banks, which afforded a scanty supply of food; in the meantime they comforted themselves that some one or other of the foraging detachments would be successful, and return with relief.
I was glad he did not want me to accompany him, and when I left him at the door I walked away with relief.
Then at five o'clock another relief, consisting of three guides, set forward from the cabin.
Palmer, who seemed to feel a relief to himself, in leaving behind him a person so well able to assist or advise Miss Dashwood in any emergence.