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de-stress

verb

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to get rid of nervous tension or anxiety
  • he watches classic movie comedies as a way to de-stress

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The first known use of de-stress was in 1979

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“De-stress.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/de-stress. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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