Yet their company did not ease the tension inside him.
I just want to give her hope, to ease the tension.
"This is what Iraq needs now, to ease the tension of the people."
"We are talking with them to try to ease the tension," he said.
It remains to be seen whether their meeting will ease tensions.
The cause is not known, but there are some strategies to ease the tension.
It was a way of easing the tension, he told himself.
No answer she could give would entirely ease the tension he had created.
I laugh at him, which does little to ease tensions.
He'd known that, of course, but hearing her say it eased the tension in him a little.