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synonyms for slowed

  • abate
  • curb
  • curtail
  • decelerate
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • hinder
  • impede
  • lag
  • lessen
  • moderate
  • reduce
  • relax
  • retard
  • slacken
  • stall
  • temper
  • brake
  • check
  • choke
  • detain
  • handicap
  • loiter
  • mire
  • postpone
  • procrastinate
  • qualify
  • quiet
  • reef
  • regulate
  • stunt
  • anchor it
  • back-water
  • bog down
  • cut back
  • cut down
  • ease off
  • ease up
  • embog
  • hit the brakes
  • hold back
  • hold up
  • keep waiting
  • let down flaps
  • lose speed
  • lose steam
  • reduce speed
  • rein in
  • retardate
  • set back
  • wind down
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antonyms for slowed

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  • advance
  • agitate
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • develop
  • encourage
  • enlarge
  • excite
  • expand
  • extend
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • further
  • grow
  • help
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • prolong
  • push
  • raise
  • strengthen
  • accelerate
  • do
  • expedite
  • liberate
  • release
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How to use slowed in a sentence

When she went to go into her stable, Mace slowed her down till the street cars was gone by.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
As he closed in on the V-shaped opening in the ridge, he slowed down, to make a preliminary survey of the country ahead.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Lowell surrendered himself completely to the enjoyment of the drive, and likewise he slowed down the car another notch.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
He slowed down the car, but Miss Scovill sat upright and recovered her mental poise, though with evident effort.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
I slowed down in the fourth block, realizing how weak my trip to the hospital had made me.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
His heart gave a leap as he saw her put her foot on the clutch, while the car slowed down by his side.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
Hofer responded with a shout, the automobile slowed slightly, two men stood up and clutched Gwynne, dragging him into the machine.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The great striding creature slowed, spoke to me with a voice full of a deep music.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
Then he slowed down abruptly, hesitated, went on, listened and finally knocked.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
To my amazement Ellinipsico slowed down his mad pace and appeared to be reluctant to enter the woods.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
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WORDS RELATED TO SLOWED

  • deferred
  • late
  • postponed
  • put off
  • slowed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.