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1. massage

noun. ['məˈsɑːʒ'] kneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation.

Synonyms

  • cardiac massage
  • treatment
  • intervention
  • heart massage
  • petrissage
  • tapotement
  • rubdown
  • reflexology
  • effleurage

Antonyms

  • non-engagement
  • nonparticipation
  • noninterference
  • nonintervention

Etymology

  • massage (French)
  • -age (French)

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Example sentences of the word massage


1. Noun, singular or mass
Known as self-myofascial release, a foam roller is like getting a massage at home.

2. Verb, base form
Dispense a dime-size amount of ingrown hair cream into your palms and massage the cream into your face.

Quotes containing the word massage


1. I love a massage. I'd go every day if I could. I don't need to be wrapped in herbs like a salmon fillet, but I do love a massage.
- Jason Bateman

2. An average man is egoistic, proud and has strong self esteem. They always require partners who massage their ego not those who will drag their ego to the mud.
- Jaachynma N.E. Agu

3. Masochist [10w] A masochist goes to massage parlor seeking a tragic ending.
- Beryl Dov

2. massage

verb. ['məˈsɑːʒ'] manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes.

Synonyms

  • rub
  • rub down
  • knead

Etymology

  • massage (French)
  • -age (French)

3. massage

verb. ['məˈsɑːʒ'] give a massage to.

Synonyms

  • care for

Antonyms

  • right
  • hate

Etymology

  • massage (French)
  • -age (French)
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