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Synonyms and Antonyms of decompress

  1. to get rid of nervous tension or anxiety <after she gets home from work, she needs some time to decompress before preparing dinner> Synonyms chill, chill out [slang], relax, de-stress, loosen up, mellow (out), unwind, wind downRelated Words unbend; bask, kick back, loll, lounge, repose, rest; bum, dally, dawdle, dillydally, drone, footle, goof (off), hack (around), hang (around or out), idle, laze, loaf, vegetate, veg out, zone out; alleviate, comfort, ease, relieve; calm, compose, cool, quiet, settleAntonyms tense (up)

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