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One entry found for slacken.
Main Entry: slack·en
Pronunciation: primarystressslak-schwan
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): slack·ened; slack·en·ing /-(schwa-)nieng/
1 : to make or become slower or less energetic <slacken speed>
2 : to make less taut : LOOSEN <slacken sail>
3 : to become careless

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