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  • s  lacking in rigor or strictness
    such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable
    lax in attending classes
  • a  pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')
  • a  lacking in strength or firmness or resilience
    a lax rope
  • s  emptying easily or excessively

  • Enforcement of laws against drunken driving has traditionally been lax and police easily bribed or otherwise persuaded to expunge convictions.
  • A senior federal law enforcement official told PTI that the paralyzed and often lax House ethics committee has created a vacuum that prosecutors won't hesitate to fill.
  • LAX 3900 Las Vegas Blvd.
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