- make or become slack；reduce or decrease in speed or intensity
verb: slacken, 3rd person present: slackens, gerund or present participle: slackening, past tense: slackened, past participle: slackened
- 1. make or become slack:
he slackened his grip
suddenly the line slackens and flutters in the wind
- 2. reduce or decrease in speed or intensity:
the pace never slackens
- v.make or become slack:
- he slackened his grip
the joints can be tightened and slackened off again
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also是用來帶出同義字或詞 slacken 和slacken off的意思相同： If something slackens or if you slacken it...
...時機去平衡他們的經費(預算)且降低公債. He said there should be no slackening in the pace of reform. 他說在改革時不應該懈怠!
My running nose had slackened, but the cough has become severe and accompanied by a slight fever.