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Synonyms for ease

Synonyms for ease

freedom, especially from pain

freedom from constraint, formality, embarrassment, or awkwardness

freedom from labor, responsibility, or strain

the ability to perform without apparent effort

steady good fortune or financial security

to make less severe or more bearable

to reduce in tension, pressure, or rigidity

to become or cause to become less active or intense

to make less difficult

to maneuver gently and slowly into place

to advance carefully and gradually

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ease off: to moderate or change a position or course of action as a result of pressure

Synonyms for ease

freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort

a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state

the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)

freedom from constraint or embarrassment

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freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)

move gently or carefully

lessen pain or discomfort

make easier

lessen the intensity of or calm

References in classic literature ?
Thence more at ease thir minds and somwhat rais'd By false presumptuous hope, the ranged powers Disband, and wandring, each his several way Pursues, as inclination or sad choice Leads him perplext, where he may likeliest find Truce to his restless thoughts, and entertain The irksome hours, till his great Chief return.
thou wilt bring me soon To that new world of light and bliss, among The Gods who live at ease, where I shall Reign At thy right hand voluptuous, as beseems Thy daughter and thy darling, without end.
Thus saying, from her side the fatal Key, Sad instrument of all our woe, she took; And towards the Gate rouling her bestial train, Forthwith the huge Porcullis high up drew, Which but her self not all the STYGIAN powers Could once have mov'd; then in the key-hole turns Th' intricate wards, and every Bolt and Bar Of massie Iron or sollid Rock with ease Unfast'ns: on a sudden op'n flie With impetuous recoile and jarring sound Th' infernal dores, and on thir hinges great Harsh Thunder, that the lowest bottom shook Of EREBUS.
again repeated the Leather-Stocking; “what ease can there be to an old man, who must walk a mile across the open fields, before he can find a shade to hide him from a scorching sun
It is proper to add, that the ruffian was well received among the tribe, and appeared to be perfectly satisfied with the compromise he had made; feeling much more at his ease among savages than among white men.
With what cheerful ease, what happy, though false, security, had she then looked around her, enjoying everything present, and fearing little in future, beyond Henry's going to Woodston for a day
They have been ill at ease since they were forced to accept so many human beings into their confidence.
And these laws, my readers, whom I consider as my subjects, are bound to believe in and to obey; with which that they may readily and cheerfully comply, I do hereby assure them that I shall principally regard their ease and advantage in all such institutions: for I do not, like a
In her memories of Vronsky there always entered a certain element of awkwardness, though he was in the highest degree well-bred and at ease, as though there were some false note--not in Vronsky, he was very simple and nice, but in herself, while with Levin she felt perfectly simple and clear.
He had fallen with a pleasant ease and smoothness into the rather curious life lived at Elizabeth Boyd's bee-farm.
Never in his life had he felt so supremely at his ease with one of the opposite sex.
My lady had discovered that I was getting old before I had discovered it myself, and she had come to my cottage to wheedle me (if I may use such an expression) into giving up my hard out-of-door work as bailiff, and taking my ease for the rest of my days as steward in the house.
Gilmore's mind is at ease on this unpleasant subject, and your mind is at ease--pray set my mind at ease also by writing the note.
Surely, with that note in your hand, your mind is at ease too?
Resuming his boisterous manner with the same ease with which he had thrown it off, Quilp was in an instant the same uproarious, reckless little savage he had been a few seconds before.