slacken / ˈslæk ən /


slacken 的定义

v. 无主动词 verb
  1. to make or become less active, vigorous, intense, etc.
  2. to make or become looser or less taut.

slacken 近义词

v. 动词 verb



  1. Humidity slackens to moderate levels and highs are mainly in the mid-80s.
  2. The drug-approval process slackened considerably, and the result has been many products with minimal effectiveness generating enormous profits.
  3. Although Yahoo’s traffic has held steady, advertisers’ interest has slackened in the shadow of its parent organization.
  4. In the 1990s, his pace began to slacken, and eventually the hits evaporated.
  5. The country became more broken, and the grade so pronounced that the horses were compelled to slacken their pace.
  6. It seems that once started on the rails of fortune, people need a certain time to slacken their speed or stop.
  7. By 8.0 the musketry and the shelling began to slacken down although there was a good deal of desultory shooting.
  8. If this is repeated a great many times the nut may slacken back so far as to become useless.
  9. We were gaining on him still, and the heat of the day made him slacken his pace.