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decelerates

verb
present tense third-person singular of decelerate

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to cause to move or proceed at a less rapid pace
  • she decelerated the car as we entered the school zone

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“Decelerates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/decelerates. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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