loosen up

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Synonyms for loosen up

cause to become unblocked


become less tense, less formal, or less restrained, and assume a friendlier manner


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make one's body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activity

become less tense, rest, or take one's ease

cause to feel relaxed

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And I think my character learns that you've got to loosen up in life.
FAM '04CAST The folks could be about to loosen up the parental leash and give you some more freedom--a later curfew, fatter allowance or even dating privileges.
However, this tissue may gradually loosen up over time.
I got on with everyone, but I didn't really bond and I felt I was going into my shell which is part of the reason I drank to loosen up.
Four or five light sprints to loosen up the muscles and get the blood flowing.