Sentence Examples with the word relax

Maybe if he saw that she didn't go near the building, he would relax his guard.

The old courtier Maurepas, jealous of Turgot and desirous of remaining a minister himself, refrained from defending his colleague; and when Turgot, who never knew how to give in, spoke of establishing assemblies of freeholders in the communes and the provinces, in order to relax the tension of over-centralization, Louis XVI., who never dared to pass from sentiment to action, sacrificed his minister to the rancour of the queen, as he had already sacrificed Malesherbes (1776).

Not even the commuters who lied to themselves and everyone else by saying the hour and a half at each end of the day was a pleasurable time to relax and read the paper.

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Among the marks of the second half of the 17th century was growing material prosperity, and there were those who thought their fellows unduly willing to relax church tests of fellowship when good trade was in question.

She didn't relax until they emerged onto the street, away from the Guardian.

However much they might personally disapprove, ' zealous priests could not forbid their parishioners to dance on Sunday, if the practice had won widespread toleration; on the other hand, they could not relax the usual discipline of the church on the strength of a few unguarded opinions of too indulgent casuists.

She was beginning to relax when he launched the question.

Having live music from the quartet can really add to the celebratory atmosphere as guests relax and enjoy themselves.

You've accompanied me there on the few days I've gotten to relax over the past few years.

Now you just sit down and relax while I finish supper.