I rocked back in my chair, feeling a strange relief but unable to fathom the source.
She was embarrassed by her relief that he hadn't truly left her, only revealed who he was.
Some relief trickled through her to know that his hatred of past-Deidre wasn't the only reason he'd offered her the undesirable arrangement.
When her attention was drawn to a marble slab inscribed with the name FLORENCE in relief, she dropped upon the ground as though looking for something, then turned to me with a face full of trouble, and asked, "Were is poor little Florence?"
Try to weep, nothing gives such relief as tears.
She nodded, relief on her face, and he turned away from his injured brother.
In a way that was a relief, and yet it was a sad thought.
You do not know the relief of brushing away a fly that has bitten you, nor the delight of eating delicious food, nor the satisfaction of drawing a long breath of fresh, pure air.
A trickle of relief went through him as he realized he was able to fix one of the many issues he faced.
Relief washed over him once he knew they were safe.
To his relief, he counted all five of his team members.
And each visitor, though politeness prevented his showing impatience, left the old woman with a sense of relief at having performed a vexatious duty and did not return to her the whole evening.
Alex got a relief when the conversation turned to something else and stayed there for the rest of the evening.
In spite of the disaster of her revelation, a wave of relief passed over me.
Nervously, I dialed her cell and felt a flood of relief when she picked up.
Relief flooded Linda's features as she saw Sofia.
She didn't miss the look of relief that crossed Pierre's face and suspected he'd been threatened with a reassignment for shooting her.
Brady felt both surprise and some relief as the doc qualified his statement about everyone being dead.
Anything shallower than a half-inch bas-relief is a blank to her, so far as it expresses an idea of beauty.
When she felt a bas-relief of dancing girls she asked, "Where are the singers?"
He knew what a shock he would inflict on his father and mother by the news of this loss, he knew what a relief it would be to escape it all, and felt that Dolokhov knew that he could save him from all this shame and sorrow, but wanted now to play with him as a cat does with a mouse.
Having once more entered into the definite conditions of this regimental life, Rostov felt the joy and relief a tired man feels on lying down to rest.
"It would be a relief," thought she, "if I ventured to confide what I am feeling to someone.
With ever-growing horror, and no sense of joy or relief, he gazed at what was taking place.
She couldn't see what he was doing, but she saw with relief he was alive.
I'm just tickled pink to be the relief pitcher.
Relief flooded her, and she flung her arms around his neck.
While the rest of us breathed a sigh of relief, Howie remained uncomfortable.
"It's good stress relief," she replied.
His face expressed the relief of relaxed strain felt by a man who means to rest after a ceremony.
Jule couldn't help but feel some relief at the sight of a warm, well-lit interior.