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Your RBR Word of the Day: Respite

respite \RES-pit\, noun:
1. A delay or postponement.
2. A temporary suspension of punishment; reprieve.
3. An interval of rest or relief.

transitive verb:
1. To grant a respite to.
2. To postpone; to delay.

Apparently Coach Saban doesn't believe in giving too many "shorts and helmets" respites during spring practice.