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de-stressor de·stress (dē′strĕs′, dĕ′-)
intr.v. de-stressed, de-stress·ing, de-stress·es or de·stressed or de·stress·ing or de·stress·es
To relieve one's stress or tension; relax: "After days like that, she'd go home and de-stress by playing video games" (Kristin Henderson).
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|Verb||1.||destress - reduce the emphasis|
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
reduce - destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it
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