Relief brought a smile to her lips.
It was a relief to stretch out in a restaurant booth.
Relief brought tears to her eyes.
Relief and fear unleashed within her, and she was hauled once again to her feet.
She sighed in relief and rested her head on Damian's shoulder.
What she saw amazed her, and her eyes watered, this time out of relief and happiness.
That's a relief, because I don't have any.
Brady stared at the door to his bedroom, torn between relief and regret.
The only relief he found came from composing.
It was dawn, and she breathed a sigh of relief at being safe.
"It.s not hers," he said, relief pouring through him.
Relief made the tears she'd been holding begin to fall.
Relief flooded her as she saw the police tape around the area where she'd found the body.
It would be a relief to turn all that stress over to him.
Nervously, I dialed her cell and felt a flood of relief when she picked up.
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.
I rocked back in my chair, feeling a strange relief but unable to fathom the source.
Rainy nodded, a look of relief crossing his features, and Damian saw his mind was on his Natural ward, Traci.
The mixed news produced a sense of relief that Martha was, according to Fred, temporarily safe, but she seethed at what she saw as Fitzgerald's vindictiveness at attacking them through the old man.
It should have been a relief, and it would have been if she had considered it progress.
To her relief, nothing appeared too off with his messages, except the encryption.
She couldn't see what he was doing, but she saw with relief he was alive.
Relief crossed her features.
But the idea he did want her was almost a relief, another sign he was capable of providing at least some form of affection.
Jackson felt more relief than anything.
She was embarrassed by her relief that he hadn't truly left her, only revealed who he was.
In a way that was a relief, and yet it was a sad thought.
Jim hastened his lagging steps at this assurance of a quick relief from the dark passage.
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.
The smaller airport was a welcome relief from the Philadelphia crowds and the large jet was loaded quickly.
Dean opened his connecting door and found to his relief she had not locked her side.
I'm just tickled pink to be the relief pitcher.
"I believe we will soon follow her," announced the Wizard, in a tone of great relief; "for I know something about the magic of the fairyland that is called the Land of Oz.
In a speech to the House of Representatives at this same time, Congressman Davy Crockett told the story of getting chewed out by a constituent for voting for a $20,000 emergency relief bill for the homeless in a city just wiped out by a fire.
Anything shallower than a half-inch bas-relief is a blank to her, so far as it expresses an idea of beauty.
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.
Prince Andrew sighed with relief, smiled, and held out his hand.
With ever-growing horror, and no sense of joy or relief, he gazed at what was taking place.
I sensed his relief as he assumed now the game, as he called it, was finished.
It's a relief the monster wasn't responsible for Vermont but I'd feel much better if I knew he didn't break into Julie's place.
Relief flooded Linda's features as she saw Sofia.
She was his only relief, and the visions threatened to consume her.
He almost felt relief, knowing he couldn't ever be tempted to read her mind again.
A trickle of relief went through him as he realized he was able to fix one of the many issues he faced.
Dean had a fleeting sense of relief that Corday hadn't pressed him for Cynthia's address.
Relief washed over him, and he instantly relaxed, hopeful.
Brady felt both surprise and some relief as the doc qualified his statement about everyone being dead.
She let out a sigh of relief when Dean identified himself.
All the time I was preparing for the great ordeal, I could not suppress an inward fear and trembling lest I should fail, and now it is an unspeakable relief to know that I have passed the examinations with credit.
When she felt a bas-relief of dancing girls she asked, "Where are the singers?"
While the rest of us breathed a sigh of relief, Howie remained uncomfortable.
The child cannot believe that the strongest and wisest of its people have no remedy for its pain, and the hope of relief and the expression of its mother's sympathy while she rubs the bump comforts it.
Their chairs made a scraping noise as the gentlemen who had conferred rose with apparent relief, and began walking up and down, arm in arm, to stretch their legs and converse in couples.
His face expressed the relief of relaxed strain felt by a man who means to rest after a ceremony.
Truth be known, he felt a small measure of relief, at least until he opened the mail to a flurry of bills.
She nodded, relief on her face, and he turned away from his injured brother.
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?"
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.
Relief filtered through her; he hadn't found Jule.
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.
To his relief, he counted all five of his team members.
* Death gives relief and death is peaceful.
"It's good stress relief," she replied.
To her relief, she still had a few hours to sneak out and make it to the airport.
Relief washed over him once he knew they were safe.
The sight of Alex on Ed, galloping toward her was as much a relief as it was a surprise.
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.
Relief trickled through her to see him alive.
It was as if the minds of these morally exhausted men found relief in everyday, commonplace occurrences.
Alex got a relief when the conversation turned to something else and stayed there for the rest of the evening.
She held her breath while she tugged at the window, letting it out in a sigh of relief when the sash lifted quietly.
Or maybe an expression of relief that she wasn't injured?
Relief flooded her, and she flung her arms around his neck.
Try to weep, nothing gives such relief as tears.
In spite of the disaster of her revelation, a wave of relief passed over me.
Jule couldn't help but feel some relief at the sight of a warm, well-lit interior.