un·​lax | \ ¦ən¦laks \

Definition of unlax

intransitive verb

: relax lie in the hot sun, feeling yourself gradually unlax— Bennett Cerf

transitive verb

: to gradually relieve the tension in took only a few minutes of the caressing air of Rome … to unlax cramped muscles— Kay Halle

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History and Etymology for unlax

un- entry 2 + -lax (as in relax)

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“Unlax.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unlax. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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