easing

Definitions of easing
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n the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)

Synonyms:
alleviation, easement, relief
Types:
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spasmolysis
the relaxation or relief of muscle spasms
detente
the easing of tensions or strained relations (especially between nations)
palliation
easing the severity of a pain or a disease without removing the cause
liberalisation, liberalization, relaxation
the act of making less strict
decompressing, decompression
relieving pressure (especially bringing a compressed person gradually back to atmospheric pressure)
Type of:
decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down
the act of decreasing or reducing something

n a change for the better

Synonyms:
moderation, relief
Types:
disembarrassment
something that extricates you from embarrassment
breath of fresh air
a welcome relief
Type of:
alteration, change, modification
an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

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