"easing" in the noun sense
1. easing, moderation, relief
a change for the better
2. easing, easement, alleviation, relief
the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance
"he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
"easing" in the verb sense
move gently or carefully
"He eased himself into the chair"
2. comfort, ease
lessen pain or discomfort alleviate
"ease the pain in your legs"
3. facilitate, ease, alleviate
"you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge"
4. still, allay, relieve, ease
lessen the intensity of or calm
"The news eased my conscience"
"still the fears"
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