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Synonyms of slacking

Noun


1. shirking, slacking, soldiering, goofing off, goldbricking, evasion, escape, dodging

usage: the evasion of work or duty

Verb


1. slack, fiddle, shirk, shrink from, goldbrick

usage: avoid responsibilities and work, be idle

2. slack, neglect

usage: be inattentive to, or neglect; "He slacks his attention"

3. slack, loosen, loose

usage: release tension on; "slack the rope"

4. 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"

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

usage: become slow or slower; "Production slowed"

6. slake, abate, slack, decrease, lessen, minify

usage: make less active or intense

7. abate, let up, slack off, slack, die away, decrease, diminish, lessen, fall

usage: become less in amount or intensity; "The storm abated"; "The rain let up after a few hours"

8. slack, slake, hydrate

usage: cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water; "slack lime"

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