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How to use slackening in a sentence

  • Here was no two-miles plod back again over the burning asphalt, slackening every nerve that had been braced up by the bathe.

    Mushroom Town | Oliver Onions
  • In the meantime, the speed was slackening, and by and by the harsh tolling of the locomotive bell echoed among the pines.

    The Girl From Keller's | Harold Bindloss
  • Scarcely slackening his pace he started up the long road by the hill.

    Patchwork | Anna Balmer Myers

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