Usage examples for respite

  1. Even in victory, unlife gave you no respite. – A Matter of Proportion by Anne Walker
  2. However, I collected myself in the minute's respite which the loud applause gave me, and I replied,-- " Yes; I adore you! – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  3. What is it then now but a respite from starvation? – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009