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  Words related to loosen up

Related / Similar Words: relax, unstrain, unlax, unwind, make relaxed, unbend, decompress, slow down, limber up, warm up, unstuff

 

Definition:
  • cause to feel relaxed; "A hot bath always relaxes me";
  • become less tense, rest, or take one''s ease; "He relaxed in the hot tub"; "Let''s all relax after a hard day''s work";
  • make one''s body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activity;
  • cause to become unblocked; "The medicine unstuffed my nose in minutes!";
  • become less tense, less formal, or less restrained, and assume a friendlier manner; "our new colleague relaxed when he saw that we were a friendly group";

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    Hyponyms: unbend, vege out, vegetate, sit back, take it easy

     

    Derivational Morphology: easiness, relaxation, relaxer, relaxant, rest, ease, repose, warm-up, tune-up, prolusion

     

     
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