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wind down

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of wind down

  1. 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> Synonyms chill, chill out [slang], decompress, de-stress, loosen up, mellow (out), unwind, relaxRelated 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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