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slacked

verb
past tense of slack

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to make less taut
  • the skipper ordered the crew to slack off the sheets on the mainsail

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“Slacked.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slacked. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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