Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
No longer feeling distressed or anxious; reassured.‘relieved parents who had waited anxiously for news’
glad, thankful, grateful, pleased, happyput at one's ease, easier in one's mind, easy in one's mind, comforted, cheered, reassuredView synonyms
- ‘Are you relieved to know that she's not dying or very ill?’
- ‘She was relieved to see the bright lights of the terminal only a few feet away.’
- ‘However, I also felt relieved that he wasn't here to complicate things.’
- ‘More than 30 were relieved to discover they were staying at the school.’
- ‘At this point I'm not sure if I'm relieved or disappointed.’
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