I'm going to take him for a ride to loosen up.
laxare, to loosen), e.g.
absolutio from absolvo, loosen, acquit), a term used in civil and ecclesiastical law, denoting the act of setting free or acquitting.
Moreover, the countries formerly subdued by the Franks availed themselves of this opportunity to loosen the yoke; Thuringia was lost by Sigebert in 641, and the revolt of Alamannia in 643 set back the frontier of the kingdom from the Elbe to Austrasia.
And further, by inviting them to loosen, though not exactly to dissolve, their political allegiance - the very thing that gave them stability - it removed the foundation on which they rested.
The European operations in China consequent on the "Boxer" rising showed how distance from European criticism tends to loosen that restraint.
A bridge of this pattern has the advantage that the insertion or removal of a plug in the measuring arm does not tend to tighten or loosen all the rest of the plugs; moreover, there are fewer plugs to manipulate, and each plug is occupied.
In this method tremendous blasts of powder, sometimes twenty-five or even fifty tons, were used to loosen the gravel, which was then acted on by the jet of water thrown from the " pipes."
jogging on the spot to loosen up his muscles.
To slide down the pole simply loosen your grip with your hands!
The bottoms of the legs can vary, but true skinny jeans have a very tapered fit and may even feature zippers at the ankle to allow the wearer to loosen the opening enough to get the tight bottoms over the feet and then zip them tight again.
Yet extensions do require additional care and maintenance, and the best salons will advise clients about follow-up appointments to tighten extensions (they loosen naturally as hair grows), change styles, and remove the hairpieces.
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These are then hermetically closed, and left for a few hours for the gum to ferment and loosen.
As carbon tends to hold the atom attached to it, one may presume that this property expresses itself in a predominant way where the other element is carbon also, and so the linkage represented by -C-C-is one of the most difficult to loosen.
She didn't relax until her plane was in the air, and only then was she able to loosen the muscles in her neck when she sat pressed against the window to prevent her elbow from touching the man beside her.
Fury and sadness made him loosen control of his magic.
Jessi's head nodded forward as he ran his thumbs along the sides of her neck to loosen the muscles.
airdrop loads and parachutes can freeze, and tools may be needed to loosen and remove the items.
With an oval block it is necessary only to loosen the bolts.
Over exaggeration is the key here to help the violin bowing fingers and wrist to loosen up.
May contain alcohol or a narcotic (e.g. codeine) These suppress coughing or loosen secretions.
How do you loosen a stubborn champagne cork from the bottle?
Remove candle wax Wait for the wax to cool then gently loosen using a fingernail to remove.
loosen the girth and leave the saddle in place for five minutes or so.
When you have a new garden you can work organic humus, which should be done anyway, to loosen the poor soil.
loosen phlegm relieve anxiety relieve pain.
loosen any screw to a point that will allow the instrument to wobble on the mount.
loosen over time.
Then gently loosen all around it with a fork.
After everyone has knocked back a few drinks, tongues gradually loosen, with varying results.
Using your hands, carefully loosen up the root ball.
then loosen or tighten the top cap bolt with the 5mm Allen key.
loosen up with a spot of golf.
loosen off all the clips and make each of the bends a little more generous.
loosen up such trading from 2005.
loosen off the 2 stem bolts again.
loosen up those tight muscles.
If you're feeling merciful tho, you can also offer food to the prisoners to try and loosen their tongues.
Most will need daily physiotherapy on their chest which helps to loosen the sticky mucus on the lungs.
Cough medicines may help either to control coughing or loosen the phlegm.
They require a special tool to loosen them, that said its very easy to loosen them with a pair of needle nose pliers.
pry up to loosen the layer.
In cohesive soils, loosen the soil in the sides and bottom of the pit with a spade or fork.
If your ankles feel stiff in the morning, allowing some time for the joints to ' loosen up ' will usually help.
Secondly, they will need to find ways to loosen the financial straitjacket.
A glass of wine to loosen the tongues -- not that anybody needed a glass of wine to help them speak.
The legend of an imprisoned pope, subject to every whim of his gaolers, had nevet- failed to arouse the pity and loosen the purse-strings of the faithful; dangerous innovators and would-be reformers within the church could be compelled to bow before the symbol of the temporal power, and their spirit of submission tested by their readiness to forgo the realization of their aims until the head of the church should be restored to his rightful domain.
vtc.?p, water, X' av, to loosen), in chemistry, a decomposition brought about by water after the manner shown in the equation R X-1-H OH=R H+X OH.
The method is as follows: If waste silk is piled in a heap in a damp, warm place, and kept moist and warm, the gum will in a few days' time begin to ferment and loosen, and can then be washed off, leaving the true thread soft and supple; but the smell caused by the fermentation is so offensive that it cannot be practised in or near towns.
solvere, to loosen, dissolve).
dTµos, vapour; May, to loosen), a term invented by Thomas Graham to denote the separation of a mixture of gases by taking advantage of their different rates of diffusion through a porous septum or diaphragm (see Diffusion) .
Neck Stretch - A good way to loosen tense neck muscles.
Some parents prefer to loosen the old diaper, keeping it over baby's penis which sometimes is enough to trigger the peeing response without the risk of saturating a new diaper.
A popular natural home remedy for infant cradle cap includes the use of warm oil that is rubbed on the infants scalp in an effort to loosen up the plaque.
Therefore, the first thing is to loosen the battery vent caps, ventilate the charging area.
Pardoning a debt can loosen the stress of someone owing you money.
Butter is thought to help loosen the hair clod, and the extra fiber found in squash is believed to help keep the mass moving out of the digestive tract.
This will help loosen future hairballs and is also beneficial for the skin.
This often helps loosen stiff joints, returning a measure of mobility for a while.
Paint the solution on the piece liberally and let it soak it for two to four hours to loosen the old paint.
Gently tap the swab at the base of the lashes to loosen the glue.
Play around a bit, taking some fun photos in the beginning to help them loosen up a bit.
It can also be a great way to get your partner to loosen up by calling out directions, including what faces they can make.
It's all there for the delight and fulfillment of any who'd dare to open their minds and loosen their belt buckles.
Loosen the husks from the top of the corn, leaving them firmly attached at the base.
You can also loosen thick butter with a bit of water.
It's just enough to loosen you up and cut your nervousness a little, but you should still feel clear-headed.
Loosen restrictive clothing around the neck and chest to promote free breathing.
Short-scale ties can also be purchased so that, after the service, your young man can loosen it up just like Dad does after a long day of work.
Most harnesses have adjustable leg and neck openings, so you can tighten or loosen the harness as necessary as long as it's designed to fit your dog's size.
Its okay if it drips inside the ear cavity as this will help dry it out and loosen matter.
Gently loosen some of the remaining roots from the root ball.
You should also loosen the soil of the hole walls to allow the roots of the tree to spread.
Aerate the Lawn: One of the best things you can do is to aerate the lawn to loosen the soil and allow the grass to expand.
If it doesn't, give the pot a gentle tap on the bottom and sides to loosen the soil.
Never tug a plant by the stem to loosen it from the pot.
The taps should loosen the soil around the roots sufficiently to remove the plant.
Loosen them at the headstock with the tuning pegs until they are slack enough to unravel by hand.
If it is not, you will need to loosen or tighten the string's tension.
To flatten a note that is too sharp, loosen the tension of the string.
This will tell a guitarist which way to tune the string: he will either loosen the string if it is too sharp or tighten it if it is too flat.
You may need to use a putty knife to help loosen it.
Faucet replacements and other plumbing tasks usually require a double wrench approach in which you use one wrench to hold a pipe securely and employ a second wrench to tighten or loosen the adjoining fitting.
Since the tiles are already in smaller sections, you can start pulling up the corners using a putty knife to loosen them from the floor.
Loosen the tile by using a hammer and a metal putty knife.
If a tile if hard to remove, try applying heat with a hair dryer to loosen the glue.
Dry ice can also be used to loosen tile adhesive.
Make sure the tank is completely level, and loosen and tighten the bolts individually to adjust if needed.
To collapse the awning, loosen the legs and turn the hand crank to roll the awning back up.
Use a heat gun to loosen up the adhesive beneath the tile.
Loosen the water supply hose from the shut-off valve using the adjustable wrench.
You'll sometimes find a drawstring in the waistband that allows you to tighten or loosen the fit as needed since these shorts often come without belt loops.
When searching for organic soil fixes for your clay soil, your goals should be to increase the nutrients available to your plants and to loosen the soil texture.
Work the soil at the trench bottom to further loosen it (about another nine to ten inches).
Screw on rings tightly, and then loosen one-fourth of a turn.
The formation of the OCA was in response to the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) proposals to loosen standards for organic labeling.
Begin by using a rotary tiller to break up the sod and loosen the soil, then take the following steps to create a perfect garden soil.
The fuzzy feel and look of fleece is the result of the knitted fabric being brushed until some of the fibers loosen.
A hint of lace peeking out from beneath a tailored, no-fuss suit jacket is an ideal way to loosen up your look a little and add a layer of soft comfort to your otherwise crisp, polished look.
Retirement homes offer a sense of community, which might help loosen the grip on depression or isolation that can worsen with age and illness.
Nasal decongestant sprays can loosen nasal and sinus congestion and relieve blocked airways.
You can loosen up tight muscles by slowly flexing and relaxing your leg and foot muscles before you go to bed.
Stretch your legs before bed each night, which will loosen up the muscles, making cramping less likely.
Loosen Up Sheets: If you like to sleep tightly wrapped in a blanket, this could be cutting off some of the circulation in your legs, leading to cramping.
Despite the challenges, many families still manage to loosen the purse strings enough to plan at least one trip to either coast to experience the adventure that only comes from a Disney vacation.
This is the big game-buying season; the time when parents' pursestrings magically loosen and good boys and girls get big expensive electronic toys for the winter.
He or she should lay down with feet slightly elevated, remove or loosen clothing, and drink cold (but not iced), slightly salty water or a commercial sports drink.
An assistant thumps the rib cage to help loosen the secretions.
A device called a flutter offers another way to loosen secretions: it consists of a stainless steel ball in a tube.
Bronchodilators and theophyllines open up the airways; steroids reduce inflammation; and mucolytics loosen secretions.
Untreated periodontal disease may cause teeth to loosen and fall out, and infection may spread to surrounding tissues.
Moisturizers and bath oils are used to loosen scales, soften skin, and eliminate the itch.
Without their anchor in the jaw, the baby teeth loosen and eventually fall out.
Expectorants are drugs that loosen and clear mucus and phlegm from the respiratory tract.
Wet dressings applied to moist sores two or three times a day can lessen inflammation and loosen scales.
Parents may rub mineral oil into their child's scalp to soften and loosen the scales, but the oil should be brushed or shampooed out and not left to accumulate.
Before beginning any treatment, parents should test a small scalp section for allergic reactions to the medication, use a vinegar rinse to help loosen nits, and wash hair with regular shampoo.
The goal of the physical therapy is to stretch and loosen the muscle and improve the range of motion.
If any of the chocolates stick, you can try to loosen them by hitting the mold with whatever is handy.
At the very least, take off your jacket and loosen your tie - that will let your partner know that you are comfortable with them, and increase the intimacy of the dance.
Once all of your hair is curled, hold your head upside down and run your fingers through it to loosen the curls up.
If you wish to add a splash of summery, carefree charm to your twist, use a rat comb tail to gently loosen a few curls from the front of your hair.
This method often causes the color to look like a large blotch as the curls loosen up after drying.
One problem, however, is that the pulling on the delicate skin can cause it to loosen if you wax regularly, which could be uncomfortable and unsightly.
If you would like, you can rinse with vinegar and water (50/50) in a few days to loosen up any eggs you may have missed, then comb through again.
Loosen some hair from the top of your head, pulling a few strands completely out so they frame the face.
When wearing weaves, make sure that you take care of the hair underneath the weave, and remove the weave when it begins to loosen and before the hair begins to mat.
If the braids feel a little tight while the braider is styling your hair, ask her to loosen up the braids.
Braids usually do loosen up over time, but by that time, you may have already experienced hair loss and have suffered from pain associated with tight styles.
By telling the stylist that the style is painful while she is braiding, she can loosen up the painful braid and braid the other braids looser.
If your braids hurt once you leave the hair salon, you can try to loosen tight braids yourself by sliding a rattail comb under the offending braids and gently lifting up, being careful not to pull too hard as to break the hair.
You can also try applying extra oil to loosen the hair.
If you cannot successfully loosen the braids yourself, you should seek help from the stylist who braided your hair.
There also products available that loosen the texture of tightly curled, kinky hair, producing smooth, loose curls that can also be brushed down into waves.
There are products on the market that can loosen the texture in black men's hair, producing loose curls that appear natural.
Fused extensions can last several months with gentle care before the bond begins to loosen.
Massage the affected area to increase circulation and help loosen any plugged milk ducts.
Loosen the ties as your belly gets bigger, and then tighten again once you have the baby.
Ties allow for some play in the fit, and you can tighten or loosen them as needed.
Adjustable coverage: While some shirring is more for show, most shirred tops allow the wearer to tighten the straps or loosen them.
When the birds begin to sing and the bees start buzzing, everyone wants to loosen up a bit and let their hair down.
If you tie only one knot, the scarf will loosen and fall off.
Loosen the scarf around your neck in front - This makes the scarf a little less constricting.
Do not buy a faux wrap dress, which won't allow for any adjustments, but select one with ties that let you cinch or loosen as you require.
Sometimes these unsightly balls develop as a result or ordinary wear and usuage, resulting from fibers that loosen as you make contact with other objects.
After you loosen the thumb screw, pull the wheel off.
Gently shake the mason jar to help loosen up any debris and then let the grinder sit in the alcohol for ten more minutes.
The thermostat may malfunction, the seal on the lid may loosen over time or the bowl may develop nicks or scratches.
For those hard-to-remove wrinkles, the iron has a steam-burst button that gives a concentrated powerful burst of steam to loosen even the toughest creases.
A tax deduction is a huge motivation for people to loosen their purse strings.
No matter how well you care for your engagement ring, simple housecleaning chores can damage the band, or an innocent sporting activity could loosen a stone and cause small defects that go unnoticed until it is too late.
The ring can be soaked to help loosen dirt, but sharp objects or pins should never be used to pry out dirt - the ring could be easily scratched, and repairs on delicate, elaborate designs can be expensive.
However, as jewelry ages, prongs can loosen and metal can wear away.
The deep set of the stone in metal also protects the diamond and it is less likely to loosen and fall it.
Buying a vintage ring is a great way to get old-fashioned, high-quality craftsmanship, but time and wear can loosen prongs and degrade the condition of the setting.
After play, loosen the laces and brush the cleats clean, ideally with a natural brush.
Now that the shoe is positioned in your hands correctly, you can push down on one wheel with both thumbs to loosen it from the shoe.
And, if you have problems working with laces, there is an "EZ lace" option, which requires only one pull to either tighten or loosen the shoe.
The term "water tattoos" actually comes from the fact that you use water to loosen the decal from the paper when you're applying it.
Apply a wet cloth to the back of the tat paper and give it a couple of moments to soak through and loosen the tat.
Soak your piercing in a mild, warm saline solution once a day to loosen dried lymph and draw out waste.
The daily wear and tear can loosen the watch strap or can even cause the straps to break.
Move on to simple stretching exercises that expand the chest and loosen the body.
The heat helps to loosen the muscles and increase flexibility.
Aggressive brushing is necessary to loosen and remove the clinging organisms.
Once the rust begins to loosen, rinse the surface to remove any loose particles.
For stubborn build-up, you may need to apply vinegar, a thick paste made from baking soda and water, or a commercial rust removal product to loosen the rust enough to allow you to scrub or scrape it away.
The trick to removing food right after grilling isn't the power of your brush but rather using heat to loosen stuck on food.
The heat helps loosen food and makes clean up easier.
However, know that heat will loosen up quite a bit of food so if you find you're using a lot of elbow grease, you may want to turn the heat back on and wait a bit.
Loosen up leaves, dirt and other nature debris from your deck, sweeping it into the yard or into a garbage bin.
Allow the liquid to soak and loosen up the debris.
Steam cleaning may loosen up mold, mildew, and dirt in your tile so it can be removed more easily.
You will pull this stitch up to gather the top and loosen it to open it.
Muscles loosen as you exercise and tighten when you are done.
For example, loosen your hips by bending from one side to another and follow this with a forward bend that lightly stretches the backs of your legs.
The best stretches are the ones that loosen you up and send blood to the muscles.
Many of today's professional athletes rely on this type of moving stretch to loosen up tight muscles and prevent injury during periods of activity.
A take on the typical side bend, this dynamic version is a great way to loosen tight side muscles and hips.
With stretching exercises, you help loosen these muscles to help prevent injury and muscle strain.
The quad stretch will loosen up your quadriceps muscles.
You may find that a lace-up style is easy to stick with through weight ups and downs because you can loosen and tighten the laces as necessary.
In a country where more than half of marriages fall apart people might want to loosen up and add a little spice to their relationships.
This will loosen the skin and ultimately cause wrinkles.
Clarisonic Skin Care Brush is a gentle brush cleanser that massages deeply and efficiently to remove oil and makeup, clear the pores and loosen dirt.
loosen the sticky mucus on the lungs.
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