wind down


Definition of WIND DOWN

to get rid of nervous tension or anxiety <not being one for alcoholic beverages, I prefer to wind down with a cup of tea every night>
Antonyms tense (up)

April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
a period of physiological dormancy
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