In the 1990s, his pace began to slacken, and eventually the hits evaporated.
The bracing of sea-piers is very liable to slacken if made with pin-and-eye ends, as is often done for round rods.
The storm continued all day, but began to slacken in intensity at sunset.
It was no disgrace to be a servant, provided you were a good servant and did not slacken on the job.
You must put your stick deep into the snow to slacken the speed and guide your sleigh.
Now, (p. 038) all of a sudden, things become lively, and do not slacken again until the finish.
Then they are wedged tightly into the holes so that they cannot slacken.
Surely this precipitous ascent will abate their ardor and slacken their speed.
Nat did not slacken his pace until he had reached the river.
Compelled then to slacken his pace, he glanced anxiously about him as he moved on through the unfamiliar country.