What is another word for slowing down?

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Noun
The fact or act of decelerating or being retarded
“An accident during rush hour would result in a noticeable slowing down of traffic.”
Noun
Reduction or decrease
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Adjective
Becoming tired or less dynamic
Verb
Present participle for to prevent from progress
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“Mr William tried to slow down by pumping his brakes but the vehicle jackknifed in the road while trying to avoid Mr Utting.”
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Present participle for completely disrupt
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Present participle for relax after a period of work or tension
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Present participle for to diminish to nothing
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Present participle for to refuse to work as a protest
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Taking it steady
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Present participle for make a moving vehicle slow down or stop by using a brake
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Present participle for struggle or stagger clumsily in mud or water
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Present participle for to pause or relax one's efforts
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Present participle for to move backward or to back away
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Present participle for to spend time in a relaxed, lazy manner
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Verb
Present participle for to move or pass at a slow speed, especially of time
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