Synonyms and related words:
Jim Crow, abeyance, adjourn, adytum, alcove, apartheid, apartness, ashram, asylum, bay, bolt-hole, bosom, break, breath, breathe, breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time, cache, caesura, call a break, call a recess, call time, carrel, cease-fire, cell, center, cigarette break, cloister, cocktail hour, coffee break, concealment, continue, core, corner, cove, cover, covert, coverture, cranny, cubby, cubbyhole, cubicle, dark corner, day off, declare a recess, deepest recesses, defer, delay, den, dent, depress, depths, detachment, dimple, dint, dissolve, downtime, drag out, drop, dugout, enforced respite, engrave, extend, foxhole, funk hole, half time, half-time intermission, halt, hang fire, hang up, happy hour, heart, heart of hearts, hermitage, hesitate, hesitation, hideaway, hideout, hidey hole, hiding, hiding place, hold off, hold over, hold up, hole, holiday, hollow, holy of holies, impress, imprint, indent, inglenook, inner, inner landscape, inner life, inner man, inner nature, inner recess, inner self, inside, interim, interior, interior man, interlude, intermezzo, intermission, intermit, intermittence, intern, internal, interregnum, interruption, interval, intervene, intrados, inward, isolation, isolationism, ivory tower, knock off, lair, lapse, lay aside, lay by, lay off, lay over, layoff, let up, letup, lull, mew, niche, nook, notch, off-time, oriel, pause, penetralia, pigeonhole, pit, pitchhole, plateau, pock, pockmark, point of repose, postpone, press in, privacy, privatism, privatization, prolong, prorogate, prorogue, protract, punch, punch in, push aside, put aside, put off, put on ice, quarantine, quiet spell, recesses, recession, reclusion, refuge, relief, remission, reserve, respite, rest, resting point, retirement, retreat, rise, roomlet, rustication, sanctuary, sanctum, sanctum sanctorum, seclusion, secrecy, secret place, secret places, segregation, separation, sequestration, set aside, set back, set by, set in, shelve, shift off, sleep on, snuggery, soul, spell, splendid isolation, stamp, stand over, stand-down, stash, stave off, stay, stop for breath, stretch out, surcease, suspend, suspension, table, take a break, take a recess, take a rest, take five, take ten, take time out, tamp, tea break, terminate, time off, time out, truce, undercovert, vacation, vital center, vitals, waive, withdrawal

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