Pronunciation of Slacken
/slˈakən/, /slˈakən/, /s_l_ˈa_k_ə_n/
Antonyms for slacken:
further, strengthen, fasten, expedite, increase, attach, push, enlarge, rise, hasten, intensify, agitate, urge, tension, constrain, bind, stretch, hurry, drive, tense, help, prolong, spur, restrain, rush, accelerate, encourage, facilitate, grow, dispatch, ease, extend, aid, strain, tie, advance, goad, irritate, tighten, stir, propel, quicken, forward, speed, excite.
Usage examples for slacken:
- Three times a sail did go; but Noll would never slacken. - "The Sea Bride", Ben Ames Williams.
- A woman who didn't slacken could make the struggle easier for the man, couldn't she? - "Masters of the Wheat-Lands", Harold Bindloss.
- During the whole of the day a heavy cannonade continued, till, towards evening, the British ammunition began to fail, and the fire in consequence to slacken. - "The History of the First West India Regiment", A. B. Ellis.
Rhymes for slacken:
- hakon, blacken, bracken;