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synonyms for lax

  • careless
  • indifferent
  • lenient
  • negligent
  • sloppy
  • soft
  • vague
  • any way
  • asleep on job
  • behindhand
  • broad
  • casual
  • delinquent
  • derelict
  • devil-may-care
  • disregardful
  • easygoing
  • flaccid
  • forgetful
  • general
  • imprecise
  • inaccurate
  • indefinite
  • inexact
  • neglectful
  • nonspecific
  • oblivious
  • overindulgent
  • paying no mind
  • regardless
  • shapeless
  • slipshod
  • unmindful
  • yielding
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antonyms for lax

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  • attentive
  • careful
  • caring
  • concerned
  • hard
  • mindful
  • severe
  • rigid
  • strict
  • tight
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How to use lax in a sentence

Critics say FERC’s standards to determine the merit of permits for export pipelines are especially lax, incorporating such easily met benchmarks as whether projects will generate taxes and jobs.
IT’S HIS LAND. NOW A CANADIAN COMPANY GETS TO TAKE IT.BY LEE VAN DER VOO FOR PROPUBLICAOCTOBER 1, 2020PROPUBLICA
Reported data breaches are rare, but some scribe companies have lax security, said Cliff Baker, CEO of the health care cybersecurity firm Corl Technologies.
TIME-CRUNCHED DOCTORS ARE RELYING ON REMOTE-WORKING SCRIBES TO TAKE NOTES VIA VIDEO CALLLBELANGER225SEPTEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
Hahn emphasized the role of science in the development process as the agency has come under scrutiny for potentially lax standards for a vaccine.
WHERE THE 4 MAJOR CORONAVIRUS VACCINE CANDIDATES CURRENTLY STANDSY MUKHERJEESEPTEMBER 23, 2020FORTUNE
It’s just the latest in a series of actions by the coalition that has targeted Facebook over its lax policing of its service.
KIM KARDASHIAN, KATY PERRY, AND LEONARDO DICAPRIO PLAN ONE-DAY INSTAGRAM BOYCOTT. HERE’S WHYDANIELLE ABRILSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
Wyoming has particularly lax business transparency laws, and Platinum Advertising appears to be a shell corporation.
FEDERAL PROSECUTORS HAVE STEVE BANNON’S MURKY NONPROFIT IN THEIR SIGHTSBY YEGANEH TORBATIAUGUST 24, 2020PROPUBLICA
Instead, it’s been plagued by cost overruns, lax supervision and a lack of properly trained staff, according to an internal memo obtained by NBC 7.
SMART STREETLIGHTS ARE NOW EXCLUSIVELY A TOOL FOR POLICEJESSE MARXJULY 20, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The country had never altogether recovered from the reaction of lax indifference into which it had fallen after the Restoration.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
There is a general idea that the medical training is lax, and the doctors, as a rule, are not highly considered.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
Of all classes it may be said that their manners are, on the whole, good, and their morals generally lax.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
Such a division of authority makes lax expenditure and bad management.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
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WORDS RELATED TO LAX

  • backward
  • behindhand
  • dallying
  • delaying
  • deliberate
  • laggard
  • late
  • lax
  • lazy
  • leisurely
  • lingering
  • loitering
  • moratory
  • neglectful
  • negligent
  • putting off
  • remiss
  • slack
  • slow
  • sluggish
  • snail-like
  • tardy
  • time-wasting
  • unhasty
  • unhurried
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.