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Synonyms for slacken
ˈslæk ənslack·en

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  1. slacken

    loosen, abate, withhold, remit, languish, flag, moderate

    tighten, increase, freshen

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  1. slow, slow down, slow up, slack, slackenverb

    become slow or slower

    "Production slowed"

    decompress, slow down, unbend, remit, let up, slack off, abate, loosen up, slow, decelerate, slack up, retard, slake, relax, slack, die away, unwind, slow up

  2. slack, slacken, slack up, relaxverb

    make less active or fast

    "He slackened his pace as he got tired"; "Don't relax your efforts now"

    unstrain, decompress, slow down, unbend, loosen, remit, let up, unlax, slack off, abate, loosen up, slow, loose, slack up, slake, relax, slack, die away, unwind, make relaxed, slow up

  3. slackenverb

    become looser or slack

    "the rope slackened"

    slow down, relax, slow up, slack, remit, slow, slack up

  4. slacken, remitverb

    make slack as by lessening tension or firmness

    defer, shelve, slow down, send back, set back, hold over, remit, table, remand, put over, slow, slack up, prorogue, relax, slack, put off, slow up, postpone

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  1. slackenverb

    slack, abate, become less intense

  2. slackenverb

    become loose or slack, be made less tight or tense

  3. slackenverb

    retard, slack, moderate, make slower

  4. slackenverb

    loosen, relax, make less tight or tense, lessen the tension of

  5. slackenverb

    lessen, diminish, abate

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  1. slackenverb

    moderate, retard, slack, reduce, loosen, relax, diminish, abate, mitigate, slake, relax, flag

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  1. Vali Nasr:

    The Taliban may be trying to slacken the resolve of the military by suggesting that there could be a tremendous human costs to the military offensive and create public pressure on the military to back off from this offensive, but it may actually ricochet on them.

  2. Meng Qingfeng:

    We must have a long-term battle concept that does not slacken and is persistent.

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    A Demented
    B Ignorant
    C Contradictory
    D Stupid

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