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  Words related to slacken

Related / Similar Words: remit, slow, slow down, slow up, slack, slack up, relax

 

Definition:
  • make slack as by lessening tension or firmness;
  • become looser or slack; "the rope slackened";
  • become slow or slower; "Production slowed";
  • make less active or fast; "He slackened his pace as he got tired"; "Don''t relax your efforts now";

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    See Also: ease up, ease off, slacken off, flag

     

    Hyponyms: douse, dowse

     

    Derivational Morphology: relaxation, loosening, slackening, slump, slack, drop-off, falloff, falling off, slowdown, lag, retardation, deceleration, slowing

     

     
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