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decompression

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Synonyms and Antonyms of decompression

  1. freedom from activity or labor the waitstaff gets a welcome period of decompression between the lunch and dinner rushes Synonyms {h,1}rest, ease, leisure, relaxation, reposeRelated Words catnapping, dozing, lazing, napping, resting, sleep, slumber, slumbering, snoozing; quiet, silence, stillness; calm, peace, peacefulness, placidity, respite, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility), tranquilness; dolce far niente, idlenessNear Antonyms pressure, strain, stress, tenseness, tensionAntonyms exertion, labor, toil, work


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