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    slacken

    slacken - Dictionary definition and meaning for word slacken

    Definition
    (verb) become slow or slower
    Synonyms : slack , slow , slow down , slow up
    Example Sentence
    • Production slowed
    Definition
    (verb) make less active or fast
    Synonyms : relax , slack , slack up
    Example Sentence
    • He slackened his pace as he got tired
    • Don't relax your efforts now
    Definition
    (verb) become looser or slack
    Example Sentence
    • the rope slackened
    Definition
    (verb) make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
    Synonyms : remit
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relate slacken with weaken... a weak person generally slows down in pace due to weakness.

s+lack+en lack energy .a person who lacks energy will slow up

bracken looses his energy ......later on

Slacken,Slack: S(Stiffness)+Lack : lack of Stiffness i.e weak,loose,...person/thing...etc

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