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general relaxation

Etymology: L, genus, kind, relaxare, to ease
a slackening of strain or tension of the entire body, particularly of the muscles.

gen·er·al re·lax·a·tion

(jen'ĕr-ăl rē'laks-ā'shŭn)
Lessened muscular stress affecting the body as a whole.

general relaxation

Relaxation of the entire body.
See also: relaxation
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Because I hadn't gone in with any particular complaint, she used oils which she said were good for general relaxation and de-stressing - lavender, camomile and sandalwood.
For general relaxation and skin toning, add a handful or two to a warm bath.
He warned that "the general relaxation by insurance companies" of their policy not to underwrite aeronautics in accident insurance "arouses an interest in the tests to be applied to determine the status of aircraft as common carriers.
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These are also excellent for general relaxation or when you simply feel a bit tired and weary.
The New Year move could now be followed by a general relaxation of licensing hours to pave the way for late-night drinking all year.
Biofeedback can be used to strengthen the pelvic floor; facilitate relaxation and reduce resting tone of the pelvic floor; enhance coordination of pelvic muscles; inhibit accessory muscles, which substitute for PFM, to reduce voiding and defecating dysfunctions; and to train for general relaxation techniques (American Physical Therapy Association, 1997; Pauls, 1995).
Other drivers are privatisation of state owned enterprises and the general relaxation of inter-country investment restrictions, especially between South Africa and developing countries.
The United States should continue to oppose any general relaxation of the current sanctions framework.

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