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See definition of relaxes on Dictionary.com
  • verbbe or feel at ease
  • verbdiminish, lessen

synonyms for relaxes

  • calm
  • lie down
  • loosen up
  • recline
  • sit back
  • soften
  • unwind
  • laze
  • repose
  • rest
  • tranquilize
  • unbend
  • unlax
  • breathe easy
  • calm down
  • collect oneself
  • compose oneself
  • cool off
  • ease off
  • feel at home
  • hang loose
  • knock off
  • let oneself go
  • make oneself at home
  • put one's feet up
  • settle back
  • simmer down
  • sit around
  • stop work
  • take a break
  • take a breather
  • take it easy
  • take one's time
  • take ten
  • take time out
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antonyms for relaxes

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  • agitate
  • irritate
  • worry
  • energize
  • excite
  • grow
  • increase
  • tense
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How to use relaxes in a sentence

In reality, each boy is an unpaid pion, a watchdog whose vigilance never relaxes.
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The time demanded that its preachers should take their text from the spiritually excessive Blake: "Damn braces, bless relaxes."
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The nerve that never relaxes, the eye that never blenches, the thought that never wanders,—these are the masters of victory.
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Her eyes flash defiance; he relaxes, smiles, paying no attention to her contradiction concerning Hamlet.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT, VOL. 13ELBERT HUBBARD
The road takes us on through the village, and pushes up into the valley with an ascent which is not steep but which never relaxes.
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She was one of those hostesses whose vivacity never relaxes, and whose ready answers pass for sparkling wit.
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On the contrary, a warm air relaxes and lengthens the extremes of the fibers; of course it diminishes their force and elasticity.
FRENCH CLASSICSWILLIAM CLEAVER WILKINSON
The instant the door swings shut behind her, Mollie relaxes with a sigh, and Robert leans across the table to speak.
CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSSIR JAMES M. BARRIE
It may ensure a victory in the hour of strife, but it gradually relaxes the sinews of strength.
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Then slowly relaxes the clasp of his arms and turns drearily away, covering his face with his hands.
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