slackening

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an occurrence of control or strength weakening; "the relaxation of requirements"; "the loosening of his grip"; "the slackening of the wind"
present participle of slacken
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To make slack, less taut, or less intense

Elk slackened the rope so he could walk farther away, and together they went awkwardly up the trail toward the grassy little flat.

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To gradually decrease in intensity or tautness; to become slack

He seemed tired, and the Rat let him rest unquestioned, understanding something of what was in his thoughts; knowing, too, the value all animals attach at times to mere silent companionship, when the weary muscles slacken and the mind marks time.

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{v} to loosen, be remiss, flag, abate, unbend
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{n} dross, scoria of metals
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become looser or slack; "the rope slackened"
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{f} slow down, decelerate; loosen; ease, make less intense
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To cause to become less intense; to mitigate; to abate; to ease
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To languish; to fail; to flag
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To render slack; to make less tense or firm; as, to slack a rope; to slacken a bandage
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make less active or fast; "He slackened his pace as he got tired"; "Don't relax your efforts now"
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To become slack; to be made less tense, firm, or rigid; to decrease in tension; as, a wet cord slackens in dry weather
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A spongy, semivitrifled substance which miners or smelters mix with the ores of metals to prevent their fusion
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To gradually decrease in intensity; to become slack
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To lose cohesion or solidity by a chemical combination with water; to slake; as, lime slacks
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make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
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To abate; to become less violent
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To deprive of cohesion by combining chemically with water; to slake; as, to slack lime
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make slack as by lessening tension or firmness become looser or slack; "the rope slackened
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To neglect; to be remiss in
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become slow or slower; "Production slowed"
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If your grip or a part of your body slackens or if you slacken your grip, it becomes looser or more relaxed. Her grip slackened on Arnold's arm
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To cause to become less eager; to repress; to make slow or less rapid; to retard; as, to slacken pursuit; to slacken industry
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To reduce the intensity (of something)
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To be remiss or backward; to be negligent
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If something slackens or if you slacken it, it becomes slower, less active, or less intense. Inflationary pressures continued to slacken last month The Conservative government will not slacken the pace of radical reform. + slackening slack·en·ing There was a slackening of western output during the 1930s
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To end; to cease; to desist; to slake
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To lose rapidity; to become more slow; as, a current of water slackens
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