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Humidity slackens to moderate levels and highs are mainly in the mid-80s.
UPDATED FORECAST: FLASH FLOOD WATCH EXTENDED INTO DISTRICT DUE TO DOWNPOURS FROM ELSADAVID STREIT, JASON SAMENOWJULY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The drug-approval process slackened considerably, and the result has been many products with minimal effectiveness generating enormous profits.
HOW THE DRUG INDUSTRY HAS EXPLOITED REFORMS STARTED IN THE FIGHT AGAINST AIDS - FACTS SO ROMANTICROBERT BAZELLJUNE 28, 2021NAUTILUS
Although Yahoo’s traffic has held steady, advertisers’ interest has slackened in the shadow of its parent organization.
YAHOO’S LATEST REDESIGN COULD HELP THE WEBSITE REIGNITE ADVERTISERS’ INTERESTSARA GUAGLIONEAPRIL 1, 2021DIGIDAY
The country became more broken, and the grade so pronounced that the horses were compelled to slacken their pace.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
It seems that once started on the rails of fortune, people need a certain time to slacken their speed or stop.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
By 8.0 the musketry and the shelling began to slacken down although there was a good deal of desultory shooting.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME 2IAN HAMILTON
If this is repeated a great many times the nut may slacken back so far as to become useless.
AN INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE DRAWING AND DESIGNDAVID ALLAN LOW
We were gaining on him still, and the heat of the day made him slacken his pace.
DROSSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
Then they are wedged tightly into the holes so that they cannot slacken.
TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTUREVITRUVIUS
Nat did not slacken his pace until he had reached the river.
FROM FARM TO FORTUNEHORATIO ALGER JR.
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SLACKEN

  • deposited
  • gave
  • handed over
  • left
  • let off
  • presented
  • set down
  • unloaded
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