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An example use of massage in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… you need a massage right now right the …”
Massage is a form of bodywork that uses physical touch to help relieve tension and promote relaxation.
the word massage occurs in english on average 13.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.