Pause or to continue

respite
(n)
RES-pit
Meaning

1. interval of relief; break

1st Sample Sentence

1. When the monsoon arrived, it rained without respite for fifteen days.

2nd Meaning

2. time for rest

2nd Sample Sentence

2. The farm workers lay in the shade of a tree during a respite from their labour.

Root

re (back)#specere (to look at) (Latin)

Synonyms

lull, respite

Mnemonics

rest a bit Tarik pe Tarik (Sunny Deol) Respite pe Respite After taking the GRE, take a RESPITE and drink a SPRITE.

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