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adjective as in flagging

adjective as in loafing


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Example Sentences

So there we stood, slack-jawed, clutching our skateboards like rosary beads, each of us planning to recover the jacket — a priceless artifact in our minds, our own Shroud of Turin — before any of the others did.

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Cut yourself some slack for not bookmarking this game when the schedule was released.

If no part of Lee’s initial sales pitch grabbed you, it’s safe to say this game isn’t for you at all, and you shouldn’t expect the story to pick up the slack.

When Harrington fell, there was a healthy loop of slack in the rope.

The included power plug is 47 inches long, so you’ll have a fair amount of slack.

On the other hand, Speedman spent his late 20s in New York, slacking off.

Without slacking his speed he shifted the reins to his left hand.

If labor should try slacking, as it did in Russia, the economic state would starve to death and the workers die with it.

"All right," laughed Big-foot, slacking up and tossing the reins back over the pony's neck.

To him, who wished to go to war, the very thought of slacking and cowardice seemed preposterous—impossible.

Passing a hollow without slacking speed, he was soon on the open ground, and Perdriel lay before him.

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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slacking, such as: dwindling, fading, listless, sagging, slumping, and waning.

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