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s lak nuhs

  • n  weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
  • n  the quality of being loose (not taut)
    he hadn't counted on the slackness of the rope
  • n  the quality of being lax and neglectful

  • He fought slackness in his men, sometimes seemed even to consider death a kind of slackness.
  • In the violence of its mood and the slackness of its method, in its surface disillusionment and its underlying disgust, in its fierce, fanged biteyet its biting off more than .
  • His Bourne is a man of three expressions: going blank, which gives his features the slackness of a new corpse; showing wariness of imminent danger or unmasking, like a naughty .

  • Elena Dementieva in AFP
    We were considered favourites ahead of the match and our main task was to avoid slackness,Dementieva said. "Luckily we managed to keep our concentration throughout the matches to gain a comfortable 2-0 lead."
  • the Apostle Paul in East Iowa Herald
    Two thousand years may seem as a long time, but the Apostle Peter says: "The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to...
  • Walter Smith in
    Smith said: "It was obviously an important save. There was a little bit of slackness on our own part in terms of defending. We handled most of today's circumstances quite well but we were slack at that stage. With the week that we've had it was one...

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