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Entry Word: 1rest
Function: noun
Text: 1 freedom from activity or labor <I'm looking forward to enjoying some rest at the end of the school term>
Synonyms ease, leisure, relaxation, repose
Related Words catnapping, dozing, napping, resting, sleep, slumber, slumbering, snoozing; quiet, silence, stillness; calm, peace, peacefulness, placidity, restfulness, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility)
Near Antonyms pressure, strain, stress, tension
Antonyms exertion, labor, toil, work
2 a natural periodic loss of consciousness during which the body restores itself <after a long day, I lay down on the couch for a little rest before dinner> -- see SLEEP 1