slacked

past tense of slack
as in loosened
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 19 Jun. 2024.

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