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relaxes

verb
present tense third-person singular of relax

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1 to get rid of nervous tension or anxiety
  • she took deep breaths to relax before going on stage

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2 to make less taut
  • relax the rope a bit so I can pick up the slack and tie this knot

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3 to refrain from labor or exertion
  • I just want to kick back and relax after mowing that huge lawn

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“Relaxes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/relaxes. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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