the sunburn medication brought me instant ease
a gymnast who can handle even the most demanding moves on the parallel bars with total easeVerb
trying to ease my troubled mind
The diplomats failed to ease tensions between the two nations.
Authorities are looking for ways to ease prison overcrowding.
The government is expected to ease travel restrictions. See More
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The Super Sub cuts through the water with more ease than before, a difference passengers will be able to feel.
Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 22 Nov. 2022 In the title role of Figaro, Polish bass Krzysztof Baczyk matched a sonorous voice with limber physicality, maneuvering his towering frame around the stage with fleet-footed ease.
Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 18 Nov. 2022 Saint took on Snoop Dogg's classic plaid button-down look with natural ease.
Zoey Lyttle, Peoplemag, 28 Oct. 2022 Don’t come here for a thriller about a plane crash, but the pages do turn with remarkable ease.
Nicholas Mancusi, Time, 24 Oct. 2022 The [May 15] mass murderer researched his Buffalo target, spread this hateful manifesto, and livestreamed his murders with disturbing ease.
Ashley Belanger, Ars Technica, 18 Oct. 2022 Some large birds prefer to feed together as a flock, so feeders that hold more seed will be able to handle these bigger groups with more ease.
Kj Callihan, Better Homes & Gardens, 17 Oct. 2022 Nobody moved with more seeming ease and speed; nobody else could produce virtually any shot on any side, from topspin forehands to knockout volleys and pinpoint serves.
Corey Seymour, Vogue, 23 Sep. 2022 The melty flesh slips off the bone with remarkable ease and rests in a velvety, sweet sauce that virtually eliminates any hint of gaminess.
Cesar Hernandez, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 Sep. 2022
Anwar's rise to the top caps his roller-coaster political journey and will ease fears over greater Islamization.
Eileen Ng, ajc, 24 Nov. 2022 Those and similar developments will gradually ease core inflation.
Alan S. Blinder, WSJ, 24 Nov. 2022 Books can ease people into understanding the science behind it while framing it in a human story.
Stuart Miller, Los Angeles Times, 22 Nov. 2022 Relocation might ease overcrowding, and the arrival of running water in rural Alaskan homes has been correlated with reductions in respiratory, skin, and gastrointestinal infections, but Kivalina has other problems, too.
Emily Witt, The New Yorker, 21 Nov. 2022 These policies would ease parents’ financial stresses far more than Republican corporate tax breaks ever could – and history shows that if candidates articulate the value of these policies, their numbers may in fact improve.
Reshma Saujani, CNN, 19 Nov. 2022 Any breeziness on Monday should ease going into Tuesday.
A. Camden Walker, Washington Post, 18 Nov. 2022 But Biden as president has sought to ease tensions with the kingdom, including bumping fists with Prince Mohammed on a July trip to the kingdom, as the U.S. works to persuade Saudi Arabia to undo a series of cuts in oil production.
Matthew Lee, BostonGlobe.com, 18 Nov. 2022 But Biden as president has sought to ease tensions with the kingdom, including bumping fists with Prince Mohammed on a July trip to the kingdom, as the U.S. works to persuade Saudi Arabia to undo a series of cuts in oil production.
Matthew Lee, Fortune, 18 Nov. 2022 See More
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Middle English ese, from Anglo-French eise, aise convenience, comfort, ultimately from Latin adjacent-, adjacens neighboring — more at adjacent