a delay or cessation for a time, especially of anything distressing or trying; an interval of relief:
to toil without respite.
temporary suspension of the execution of a person condemned to death; reprieve.
verb (used with object), respited, respiting.
to relieve temporarily, especially from anything distressing or trying; give an interval of relief from.
to grant delay in the carrying out of (a punishment, obligation, etc.).
a pause from exertion; interval of rest
a temporary delay
a temporary stay of execution; reprieve
(transitive) to grant a respite to; reprieve
or resplendency [ri-splen-duh ns] /rɪˈsplɛn dəns/ noun 1. a resplendent quality or state; splendor.
adjective 1. shining brilliantly; gleaming; splendid: troops resplendent in white uniforms; resplendent virtues. adjective 1. having a brilliant or splendid appearance
noun 1. See under quetzal (def 1). noun, plural quetzals, quetzales [ket-sah-leys] /kɛtˈsɑ leɪs/ (Show IPA) 1. any of several large Central and South American trogons of the genus Pharomachrus, having golden-green and scarlet plumage, especially P. mocino (resplendent quetzal) the national bird of Guatemala: rare and possibly endangered. 2. a paper money and monetary […]
verb (used with object), spliced, splicing. 1. to join together or unite (two ropes or parts of a rope) by the interweaving of strands. 2. to unite (timbers, spars, or the like) by overlapping and binding their ends. 3. to unite (film, magnetic tape, or the like) by butting and cementing. 4. to join or […]