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loosen

(lo͞o′sən)
v. loos·ened, loos·ening, loos·ens
v.tr.
1. To make looser or less tight: loosened his tie; loosened her grip on the rope.
2. To free (the bowels) from constipation.
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The process of frozen ground destruction using a gasodynamic loosener embraces two stages.
I suspect the only hope for the others is that, with bigger fish to fry, Nicholls will see this race as more of an early-season loosener rather than an important target.
It turned out to be laxative chocolate and after a half-time cuppa he went out for the restart - only for the bowel loosener to kick in.
And late last month the company introduced a lice egg loosener gel that helps dissolve the bond between eggs and the hair shaft.
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He began with a loosener, declaring Wales to be "probably the fittest side in the competition - or they think they are".
Programmers had paired Strauss with that most English of composers, Elgar, and the evening started in aforementioned blistering fashion with the Austro-German's Festival Prelude - a great sweep of thundering sound which was less limb loosener than limb exhauster, and with Liverpool Cathedral organist Ian Tracey at the keys of only the second largest organ in the UK for the night.
I don't think the rain was the major problem - it was a bit of a loosener today, more than anything.
Former England midfielder Ince made the Seasiders his sixth club on Monday when, after a long search, he accepted chairman Karl Oyston's offer to replace Michael Appleton, and a trip to an out-of-form Leeds looked the perfect loosener for the 45-year-old.
He came out this morning just to do a bit of a loosener and thought he wanted to give it a go.
He'll probably have a loosener over the weekend and a proper piece of work next week.
Tubby Hayes, Ronnie Scott, Johnny Hawksworth, Ronnie Verrel, to name but a few, would head to the pub for a loosener.