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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, on, relax
References in classic literature ?
When I realized what lives some of my poets had led, how they were drunkards, and swindlers, and unchaste, and untrue, I lamented over them with a sense of personal disgrace in them, and to this day I have no patience with that code of the world which relaxes itself in behalf of the brilliant and gifted offender; rather he should suffer more blame.
She bites her under-lip and clutches the bed with both hands, really she is doing her best for me, but first comes a smothered gurgling sound, then her hold on herself relaxes and she shakes with mirth.
As a man advances in life he grows more selfish; egoism develops, and relaxes all the secondary bonds of affection.
Your foot or toe involuntarily pulls up and then relaxes again.
7-ounce bottle) cleans, moisturizes and relaxes with the scent of orange blossom, sweet almond and other light fragrances.
The UES relaxes and opens immediately upon initiation of a swallow, and then a coordinated pharyngeal wave is seen in the more proximal sensors while the UES remains relaxed and open (figure, A).