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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) slack

Synonyms: slack Definition: a cord or rope or cable that is hanging loosely Usage: he took up the slack

Hypernyms: cord Definition: a line made of twisted fibers or threads Usage: the bundle was tied with a cord

Synonyms: slack, slackness Definition: the quality of being loose (not taut) Usage: he hadn't counted on the slackness of the rope

Hypernyms: looseness, play Definition: movement or space for movement Usage: there was too much play in the steering wheel

Synonyms: quag, quagmire, slack, mire, morass Definition: a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

Hypernyms: bog, peat bog Definition: wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel

Synonyms: slack, slack water Definition: a stretch of water without current or movement Usage: suddenly they were in a slack and the water was motionless

Hypernyms: stretch Definition: a large and unbroken expanse or distance Usage: a stretch of highway; a stretch of clear water

Synonyms: slack, slump, drop-off, falling off, falloff Definition: a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality Usage: the team went into a slump; a gradual slack in output; a drop-off in attendance; a falloff in quality

Hypernyms: declension, decline in quality, deterioration, worsening Definition: process of changing to an inferior state

Synonyms: slack Definition: dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve

Hypernyms: rubble, dust, detritus, debris, junk Definition: the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

Synonyms for (verb) slack

Synonyms: slack, slake Definition: cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water Usage: slack lime

Hypernyms: hydrate Definition: cause to be hydrated; add water or moisture to Usage: hydrate your skin

Synonyms: die away, slack, slack off, abate, let up Definition: become less in amount or intensity Usage: The storm abated; The rain let up after a few hours

Hypernyms: fall, lessen, diminish, decrease Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range Usage: The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester; The cabin pressure fell dramatically; her weight fell to under a hundred pounds; his voice fell to a whisper

Synonyms: slack, slake, abate Definition: make less active or intense

Hypernyms: lessen, minify, decrease Definition: make smaller Usage: He decreased his staff

Synonyms: slack, slacken, slow, slow down, slow up Definition: become slow or slower Usage: Production slowed

Hypernyms: weaken Definition: become weaker Usage: The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days

Synonyms: slack, slack up, slacken, relax Definition: make less active or fast Usage: He slackened his pace as he got tired; Don't relax your efforts now

Hypernyms: lessen, minify, decrease Definition: make smaller Usage: He decreased his staff

Synonyms: slack Definition: release tension on Usage: slack the rope

Hypernyms: loose, loosen Definition: make loose or looser Usage: loosen the tension on a rope

Synonyms: slack Definition: be inattentive to, or neglect Usage: He slacks his attention

Hypernyms: neglect Definition: fail to attend to Usage: he neglects his children

Synonyms: slack Definition: avoid responsibilities and work, be idle

Hypernyms: goldbrick, fiddle, shirk, shrink from Definition: avoid (one's assigned duties) Usage: The derelict soldier shirked his duties

Synonyms for (adjective) slack

Synonyms: lax, slack Definition: lacking in rigor or strictness Usage: such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable; lax in attending classes; slack in maintaining discipline

Hypernyms: negligent Definition: characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern Usage: negligent parents; negligent of detail; negligent in his correspondence

Synonyms: slack Definition: flowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide Usage: slack water

Hypernyms: standing Definition: (of fluids) not moving or flowing Usage: mosquitoes breed in standing water

Synonyms: slack, loose Definition: not tense or taut Usage: the old man's skin hung loose and grey; slack and wrinkled skin; slack sails; a slack rope

Hypernyms: lax Definition: lacking in strength or firmness or resilience Usage: a lax rope; a limp handshake