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What is another word for slackening?

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The act by which something slackens
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“The construction crew anxiously awaited the slackening of the safety rope as they completed their final descent from the tall building.”
An interruption of continuity or uniformity
In a period or process of decrease or decline
Present participle 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.”
Present participle for to decrease in severity or intensity
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“Inflationary pressures have continued to slacken over the last month.”
Present participle for to cause to move or proceed at a slower pace
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“Night fell over them like a cloak, and still, Danea did not slacken her speed.”
Present participle for to relax or laze around
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Present participle for to undo or be undone after winding or being wound
Present participle for to fall, move, or hang in a loose and ungainly way
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