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  • v. to reduce pressure (on someone)

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

  • v. become less intense
  • v. reduce pressure or intensity


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  • Al's big brother Measure was trying to get Ma to ease off and not get herself all worked up.

    He Don't Know Him

  • "But you'd be best off, miss, to ease off on that applejack before your head spins off."

    Yon Ill Wind

  • Hugh, lissome and young, and mindful of some long, hard rides of his own after Lincoln, dropped to his knees and braced experienced hands to ease off the heavy riding boots.

    Brother Cadfael's Penance


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