reliever has definitions from the fields of baseball,sport,softball,games
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[ noun ] a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies

Synonyms

comforter allayer

Examples

"a reliever of anxiety" "an allayer of fears"

Related terms

person comfort

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[ noun ] someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

Examples

"the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes" "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"

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[ noun ] (baseball,sport,softball,games) a pitcher who does not start the game

Related terms

pitcher closer take_over

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