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English noun: easing

1. easing (event) a change for the better

Synonymsmoderation, relief

Broader (hypernym)alteration, change, modification

Narrower (hyponym)breath of fresh air, disembarrassment

2. easing (act) the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)

SamplesHe asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain.

Synonymsalleviation, easement, relief

Broader (hypernym)decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down

Narrower (hyponym)decompressing, decompression, detente, liberalisation, liberalization, palliation, relaxation, spasmolysis

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