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Then a slowing down, the sound narrowing from a dark mass to a single line.

“One thing I really worked with, and everybody bought into, was slowing the action down in place of story,” Davis says.

Around Liberia, opinions as to whether the epidemic is slowing vary.

Some companies fear “throttling”—a deliberate slowing—which may become more frequently used by the ISPs.

The scandal that took down the VA secretary shows no signs of slowing.

They were slowing down at a station and there were no less than three picturesque looking young fellows loitering about the place.

The cars banged and rattled, slowing with jarred couplings and rolling on when the driving wheels gripped.

It is a high-pressure engine, and there is no way of slowing it down materially.

The Olenia, slowing down, had come close aboard, and her churning screws pulled her to a standstill.

The taxicab was now slowing down for a stop 88 before a handsome four-story house of gray stone.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slowing, such as: abating, declining, null, diminishing, dropping, and dwindling.

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