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relax into something

1. to sit or lie down in something, relaxing. I want to go home and relax into my easy chair. I relaxed into the reclining chair and was asleep in a few moments.
2. [for something that is tense] to assume a more relaxed shape or condition. His cramped muscle finally relaxed into a soft mass of tissue. As her tight neck relaxed into softness, her face brightened.
See also: relax

relax one's hold on someone or something

to lessen one's grasp on someone or something. When she relaxed her hold on me, I got away. Never relax your hold on an alligator.
See also: hold, relax
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Finding it unnecessary to plead for the Tullivers, it was natural that aunt Pullet should relax a little in her anxiety for them, and recur to the annoyance she had suffered yesterday from the offspring of that apparently ill-fated house.
Users pick their ideal location, then sit back and relax.
Yoga is one of the best ways to relax and switch off and it will teach you how to meditate.
Maxine and her staff take over so you can really relax and enjoy the experience.
Yesterday, music magazine Q announced it will be honouring Relax as a "classic song" at this year's Q Awards on Monday.
Drop your bow shoulder, relax your arm, and let it hang from the shoulder bones.
Relax the body as much as possible, without collapsing.
Unfortunately, that's what was starting to happen before RELAX NG appeared.
ENI)--A senior Church of England bishop, John Oliver, has supported a growing movement in Britain to relax the law against using cannabis.
Because of its behavioral population, the Southgate Unit runs the program anywhere from 2 to 3 hours a day, whereas The Courtyard at Longview Assisted Living Residence has a 24-hour dedicated room where residents can go to relax and calm down.
However, I am now looking into having my book picked up by a large publishing house so that I can relax and not be concerned about the publicity for my book.
Whether you are an expert or novice golfer or tennis player, or simply want to relax, a memorable time awaits you.
Relax Your Mind, a range of long-life milks aimed at teenagers and young adults in Taiwan, has been repackaged in Tetra Brik Aseptic 330m1 cartons, and readers an obtain more information about these packs from Tetra Pak Ltd, tel:0870 442 6000.