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  • adj. Having a quality whereby it is easy to relax when subjected to it
  • v. Present participle of relax.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. affording physical or mental rest


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  • Today I'm relaxing from the intensity of the last six-seven days, laying back, catching up on a tiny tiny bit of my email, but mostly, relaxing and letting sink in what is happening.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • As 10 other American presidents have discovered, the Castro regime is not interested in relaxing its grip on power.

    Sunday Reading

  • Thinking about all the little ways one can make a room more inviting and relaxing is such a motivation!

    Order in the House

  • But such has been the desire of Labour to facilitate the activities of the ballot-box stuffers of places like Birmingham that they have deliberately ignored each and every warning (and many were given) that this is precisely what would happen if they persisted in relaxing the rules.

    Archive 2008-01-20

  • She tested her foot gingerly, then put more of her weight on it, her expression relaxing into relief.

    Tran Siberian

  • Much of what people do that they call relaxing is actually highly stimulating and distracting and a "change of pace", but it is anything but relaxing.

    Karen Kisslinger: Keeping The "Heal" In Healthcare

  • As far as relaxing is concerned, I will do so only when you stop shooting your weapons indiscriminately around the globe like drunken fools.

    Think Progress » Bush Can Forget About Poland

  • A lot of this is down to the way GB and co have stuffed the pensions industry with FRS 17, the withholding tax and their inability to cope with the brutal equity bear market before and after 9/11 (I refer to tehir slowness in relaxing liquidity ratios that forced companies to dump good stock for bugger all-the short sellers were all over them like a rash).

    LibDem Spokeswoman Commits to Spending £15 Billion

  • I do want to see the typical "post work" relaxing from the Japanese Working-Man, the soba stands and sake.

    A dinner out ends with us going to Ninja town and dressing up as Geisha

  • There's no point in relaxing and saying I can take a 9 instead of a 10? - Shooter's mentality: Emmons keeps focus on target


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