loosen, take one's ease


  • release

    When you release something, such as a bird, you let it go or give it freedom.

  • relax

    If someone is relaxing, they are resting, not working, and being calm.

  • lax

    Not tense, firm, or rigid; loose; slack; as, a lax bandage; lax fiber.

  • laxative

    Having a tendency to loosen or relax.

  • laxity

    The state or quality of being lax; lack of tenseness, strictness, or exactness.

  • lease

    To gather what harvesters have left behind; to glean.

  • leash

    A thong of leather, or a long cord, by which a person may hold or restrain an animal, such as a falconer holding his hawk, or a courser his dog. For dogs and cats, the leash is commonly attached to a collar around the neck of the animal.

  • relaxation

    The act or process of relaxing, or the state of being relaxed; as, relaxation of the muscles; relaxation of a law.

  • relaxed

    without strain or anxiety

  • relaxing

    resting, not working, being calm

  • relish

    To taste or eat with pleasure; to like the flavor of; to partake of with gratification; hence, to enjoy; to be pleased with or gratified by; to experience pleasure from; as, to relish food.

  • relished

    liked or experienced pleasure from

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