peace of mind, peace, content, quiet, comfort, happiness, enjoyment, serenity, tranquillity, contentment, calmness, quietude
naturalness, informality, freedom, liberty, unaffectedness, unconstraint, unreservedness, relaxedness
relieve, calm, moderate, soothe, lessen, alleviate, appease, lighten, lower, allay, relax, still, mitigate, assuage, pacify, mollify, tranquillize, palliate
reduce, moderate, weaken, diminish, decrease, slow down, dwindle, lessen, die down, abate, slacken, grow less, de-escalate
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Translations for 'ease'
- British English: ease VERB
If something unpleasant eases or if you ease it, it is reduced in degree, speed, or intensity.Tensions had eased.
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