from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not rigorous or strict.
- adj. Free from strain or tension.
- adj. Easy and informal in manner.
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- adj. Having an easy-going mood or temperament.
- adj. Eased or loosened.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of relax.
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- adj. without strain or anxiety
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His expression relaxed and he bowed, his blue eyes twinkling.
Ruby sighed, a long, loose sigh of surrender, and her expression relaxed still further.
Then her expression relaxed and she let out a little laugh.
Bach stared at Hunter intently for a few moments, then his expression relaxed and he nodded contritely.
Radcliff gazed at Hunter intently for several moments, then his expression relaxed into a smile.
He was smiling, holding a book in one hand, his expression relaxed and at odds with his formal stance.
Keeping his expression relaxed, he pushed the blanket aside and pinched the underside of her knee hard.
Tom Scheerer practices what he calls relaxed modernism.
“Disconcert—” His expression relaxed, and one corner of his mouth curved up into a grin that scored a dimple deep into his lean cheek.
So Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman, Dr. Fink and Brown Mark will join Z for what he describes as a relaxed evening.