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Sometimes a mild painkiller is enough to ease the pain.
Colleagues are trying to ease the pressure she is under at work.
She eased into the seat behind the desk.
Joseph eased himself off the bed.
I eased my way through the crowd.
Slowly his grip on her shoulder eased.
I waited until the child’s breathing eased.
Sanctions against the country should be eased.
The finance ministry has eased restrictions on the movement of capital.
This is the British English definition of ease. View American English definition of ease.
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