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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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Whether Loosen My Load runs again afterwards depends on the result, with De Bromhead adding: "The main thing is that he jumps round safely.
To loosen the mechanical stop, push the T&E housing until contact is made with the stop.
PK) has urged China to further loosen its monetary policy if the pace of foreign exchange purchases slowed, and revenue from land sales declined further, Dow Jones has reported, citing Caijing magazine.
When you add all that to the temperature changes that come from the engine heating up and cooling down, it's no wonder the radiator filler neck bolts on some MLRS carriers are starting to loosen.
So, LOOSEN OR OPEN THE FASTENERS ON YOUR PARKA AND TROUSERS TO GET SOME VENTILATION.
You can also tap it lightly against your hand to loosen as much dirt and sand as possible.