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Breezes change direction to come from the west and slowly slacken.
Westerly winds slowly slacken somewhat, but early gusts around 25 mph are still possible.
Normally, demand slackens the week of Christmas through the first couple weeks of the new year in what is traditionally the cheapest time of year to advertise on TV.
Presently Kari's walk slackened into a slow pace, and we felt quite sure that he was dozing.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
After he had pulled the barge about two hundred yards he stopped; the rope slackened and then the current pulled against us.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
She went slowly on; the man slackened his pace and fell behind so that he could still keep her in sight.
And presently I saw that our consort, the Dane, had slackened her speed, so that there was a mile of water between us astern.
A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER
He walked quickly until he came to the Rue St. Honoré, when his pace slackened a little and he grew more thoughtful.
Fearing to attract their attention by her hurried gait, Ida slackened her pace, and pulled her hood over her face.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
But when the pace slackened, what insulting expressions, instantly understood by the sensitive animals!
MICHAEL STROGOFFJULES VERNE

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