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mas·sage

massage

 
 
pronunciation:
m sazh [or] m saj
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a treatment of the body that involves rubbing and kneading to help the blood circulate better and to relax muscles.
similar words:
rub
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: massages, massaging, massaged
definition: to treat by rubbing the body; give a massage to.
She massaged my aching back.
 
synonyms:
knead
similar words:
rub, stroke
derivation: massager (n.)
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