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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·liev·er /rɪˈlivɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·liev·er n. One who, or that which, relieves.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: someone who takes the place of another (as when things get
           dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for
           dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer
           fill-ins" [syn: stand-in, substitute, relief, backup,
            backup man, fill-in]
      2: a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and
         calms and pacifies; "a reliever of anxiety"; "an allayer
         of fears" [syn: allayer, comforter]
      3: a pitcher who does not start the game [syn: relief pitcher,