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Adjective
Not fixed in place tightly or firmly
“Soon his strength began to fail, and the weight of the slackened rope effectually stopped his progress.”
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(of clothing) Very loose-fitting, so as to hang away from the body
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Unstable or shaky
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Acting or done at leisure
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Past tense for to make or become less taut
“I could feel her grip around my waist slacken as she realized I could hold myself steady on the stallion, my hands wrapped in its mane.”
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Past tense for to decrease in severity or intensity
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“Inflationary pressures have continued to slacken over the last month.”
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Past tense for to cause to move or proceed at a slower pace
“Night fell over them like a cloak, and still, Danea did not slacken her speed.”
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Past tense for undo or be undone after winding or being wound
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Past tense for become less reserved, formal, or strict
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Past tense for to cause to proceed or move at a slower pace
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Past tense for fail to keep up with another or others in movement or development
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Past tense for to make (something tied, fastened, or fixed in place) less tight or firm
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Past tense for sit, lie, or stand in a lazy, relaxed way
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Past tense for fall, move, or hang in a loose and ungainly way
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Past tense for to relax or be at ease
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