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.
But it was no easy matter to get Colomba to slacken her grasp.
It was no disgrace to be a servant, provided you were a good servant and did not slacken on the job.
The going was rough, but they could not afford to slacken speed.
Now, (p. 038) all of a sudden, things become lively, and do not slacken again until the finish.
To slacken a ship's way, so as to suffer another one to pass beyond her.
Surely this precipitous ascent will abate their ardor and slacken their speed.
He was obliged to slacken his speed in order not to hurt her.
Compelled then to slacken his pace, he glanced anxiously about him as he moved on through the unfamiliar country.