loosening

present participle of loosen
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as in relaxing
to make less taut the lead climber loosened the climbing rope so that the other climber could have more room to maneuver

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“Loosening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/loosening. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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