Ache and Relief


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Ache noun – A sharp unpleasant sensation usually felt in some specific part of the body.
Relief is an antonym for ache in dull pain topic.
Nearby Words: aching, ached, achy
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Relief noun – Reduction of or freedom from pain.
Usage example: the aspirin gave him some relief from the headache

Ache is an antonym for relief.
Nearby Words: relieve, relieving
Antonyms for Relief
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simple simple ache simple relief
minor minor ache minor relief
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