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slacken

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loosen up

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to reduce in tension, pressure, or rigidity

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make loose or looser

make less severe or strict

become less severe or strict

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disentangle and raise the fibers of

cause to become loose

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make less dense

become loose or looser or less tight

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After 356 cycles (67,000 Kms), bottom leftt side radiator mounting cushion, bolt and washers loosened and missed in the vehicle, as shown in the Figure 4.
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If the plug loosens sufficiently, the pinion gear may separate from the steering gear assembly, which could cause a loss of steering.
But I liked that he wanted to loosen people up but I never accepted the drink.'' Drew's new film tells the tale of two friends coping with cancer.
The Red Bull boss said F1 teams should loosen their restrictions on driver behavior, and they need to allow drivers' personalities to come out.
Broadcasters, who have all but given up trying to convince the FCC to loosen the long-standing limits on how many stations can be owned in a single market, are likely to appeal the JSA change, especially since the FCC has allowed them for 20 years.
It signals, with little reason to doubt, that he is prepared to loosen up and accept more tolerance of opposition.
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IHS Global Insight says: "Albania managed to meet the central bank's inflation target of 2.04.0% for the 10th consecutive year in 2012, allowing the Bank of Albania to loosen the benchmark interest rate to 3.75% in late January.
At the engine end, loosen the clamp that holds the cable to the engine and unhook the cable from the carburetor.
Loosen the upper hose for each forward lift cylinder.
China's economic growth is expected to cool from 9 percent year-on-year in 2012 due to slowing demand the so-called G3 -- the US, Europe and Japan, but will still be much higher than the emerging markets' average, and the world's second-biggest economy will maintain fine-tuning monetary policy, Kuwait China Investment Company (KCIC) said Tuesday."Asian economies will try to loosen their monetary policy to encourage growth in the face of weakening trade with the G3, but China, one of the strongest factors in the post-crisis uplift, will take on a different approach as the government will "fine-tune" monetary policy and not loosen immediately, " the company said in its weekly analysis.
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But it said he could loosen policy in the near-term to stimulate growth without losing credibility, and would still have time to narrow the gap.