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ease away

To move away from someone or something slowly and carefully. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ease" and "away." Don't panic, just ease your car away from the garage door so we can see the damage. You never want to run from a wild animal. Just ease away without turning your back.
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ease away (from someone or something)

to pull away from someone or something slowly and carefully. The great ship eased away from the pier. The ship eased away slowly.
See also: away, ease
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Using body massage oil with specially-formulated oils to promote relaxation, Karen began to slowly massage Fiora's neck, back and shoulders, gently easing away any built up tension.