de-stress

de-stresses, de-stressing, de-stressed
If you de-stress or if something de-stresses you, you do something that helps you to relax.

I make sure I make time for fishing because it's how I de-stress.

[V n] All of these help relax and de-stress you from the rigors of daily life.


English dictionary. 2008.

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