Slackened sentence example

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  • In this manner of holding the reins the snaffle is not so likely to slip, while the curb can be easily slackened or drawn tighter.

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  • The vessel is then slackened down to towing speed.

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  • I don't know whether I became brave or the security slackened but I ventured further into the camp.

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  • With distributor clamp bolt slackened off you can gradually rotate the body to advance or retard the timing.

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  • Considering that I did over a dozen in November, it's fair to say that I've somewhat slackened the pace.

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  • Considering that I did over a dozen in November, it 's fair to say that I 've somewhat slackened the pace.

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  • The increase in the decade1860-1870was thus nearly 50%, but subsequently the rate of increase slackened, and the mileages in 1880, 1890 and 1900 were 17,935, 20,073 and 21,855.

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  • What is not quite so generally known is the fact that Leopold slackened at once and would have been quite content with the results of these earlier victories had not the pope stiffened his resistance by forming a Holy League between the Emperor, Poland, Venice, Muscovy and the papacy, with the avowed object of dealing the Turk the coup de grace (March 5, 1684).

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  • On Tuesday night the wind fell somewhat, and on Wednesday the fire slackened.

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  • Then increase slackened for many years, and was slowest between 1886 and 1891, when the addition was but 48,000 in five years.

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  • Now for a while the tide of discovery slackened.

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  • It showed itself in a desire to throw off the governance of the missionaries, in a criticism of Protestant creeds as not adapted to Japanese needs, and in a slackened growth numerically and intensively.

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  • The farther descent of the bucket being thus arrested, the special cable T is now slackened, so that the conical bottom of the bucket drops down, pressing down by its weight the the string of moulds, each thus containing a pig, moves slowly forward, the pigs solidify and cool, the more quickly because in transit they are sprayed with water or even submerged in L Winter Stock Pile .?t' S ..

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  • British curiosity, however, about such matters seems to have been soon satisfied, and the demand for such work slackened.

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  • Shortly afterwards the alliance with Russia was strengthened, and that with England slackened in proportion.

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  • At every stage the degree of tension requisite for existence is slackened, and the resulting element approaches more and more to " inert " matter.

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  • Pull belts and buckles tight and check them before each journey to ensure they have n't slackened off.

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  • On seeing his face and meeting his eyes Princess Mary's pace suddenly slackened, she felt her tears dry up and her sobs ceased.

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  • Then a tourism boom began which has scarcely slackened since.

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  • An energy which never slackened, a doggedness which no adversity could crush, a fiery ambition coupled with the coolest calculation, and a diplomatic unscrupulousness which looked always to the end and never to the means, these were the salient qualities of the reconstructor of the dismembered Danish state.

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  • F = T1 Ti = T1 (I ef9) Ta(ef 1)j When a belt connecting a pair of pulleys has the tensions of its two sides originally equal, the pulleys being at rest, and when the pulleys are next set in motion, so that one of them drives the other by means of the belt, it is found that the advancing side of the belt is exactly as much tightened as the returning side is slackened, so that the mean tension remains unchanged.

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  • Three years later the triumph of the Jacobins brought with it the " abolition of Christianity," and a spell of violent persecution, which gradually slackened under the Directory (1795-99) In 1799 Napoleon became First Consul, and at once set himself to deal with the ecclesiastical problem.

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