unslackened

slacken

[slak-uhn]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
to make or become less active, vigorous, intense, etc.
2.
to make or become looser or less taut.

Origin:
1570–80; slack1 + -en1

unslackened, adjective
unslackening, adjective


1, 2. relax, loosen, slack, abate.


2. tighten, tense.
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slacken (ˈslækən)
 
vb
1.  to make or become looser
2.  to make or become slower, less intense, etc

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