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Synonyms of slackening

Noun


1. relaxation, loosening, slackening, weakening

usage: an occurrence of control or strength weakening; "the relaxation of requirements"; "the loosening of his grip"; "the slackening of the wind"

Verb


1. slow, slow down, slow up, slack, slacken, weaken

usage: become slow or slower; "Production slowed"

2. slack, slacken, slack up, relax, decrease, lessen, minify

usage: make less active or fast; "He slackened his pace as he got tired"; "Don't relax your efforts now"

3. slacken, weaken

usage: become looser or slack; "the rope slackened"

4. slacken, remit, loosen, loose

usage: make slack as by lessening tension or firmness

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