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  • verbdecrease
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Synonyms for slacken

verb decrease
  • abate
  • diminish
  • loosen
  • mitigate
  • relent
  • retard
  • sag
  • soften
  • subside
  • weaken
  • ease
  • flag
  • loose
  • moderate
  • reduce
  • relax
  • remit
  • slack
  • slake
  • slow
  • temper
  • let up
  • untighten

Antonyms for slacken

  • enlarge
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • intensify
  • irritate
  • prolong
  • rise
  • tighten
  • agitate
  • excite
  • forward
  • strengthen
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to slacken

abate

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

bate

verb. subside
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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