GRE Word List


slow up; loosen; make or become slack

The meaning of the word slacken is slow up; loosen; make or become slack.

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crestfallendejected; dispirited
titternervous giggle; nervous laugh; V.
renegadedeserter; traitor; ADJ.
uncannystrange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
zealotone who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
nicetyprecision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
lacklusterlacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
solderrepair or make whole by using a metal alloy; N: metal alloy (usually tin and lead) used in the molten state to join metallic parts
prestigerespect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
insatiablenot easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite