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Loosen up   /lˈusən əp/   Listen
Loosen up

verb
1.
Cause to become unblocked.  Synonym: unstuff.
2.
Become less tense, less formal, or less restrained, and assume a friendlier manner.  Synonym: relax.
3.
Make one's body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activity.  Synonyms: limber up, warm up.
4.
Become less tense, rest, or take one's ease.  Synonyms: decompress, relax, slow down, unbend, unwind.  "Let's all relax after a hard day's work"
5.
Cause to feel relaxed.  Synonyms: make relaxed, relax, unlax, unstrain, unwind.






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Words linked to "Loosen up" :   sit back, vegetate, tense, vege out, do, free, work out, exercise, take it easy, limber up, act, warm up, slow down, change state, strain, decompress, behave, disengage, turn, stuff, unblock, affect



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