Definitions

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  • adj. Not slackened.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ slackened

Examples

  • When a loaded car was approaching down the track, the crew on the empty one would jump off and lift their car from the rails, then put it back after the loaded car went past with unslackened speed.

    Nothing Like It in the World The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869

  • Fear for the event, in such circumstances, would naturally preponderate in the bravest mind; and at one o'clock, perceiving that, after three hours 'endurance, the enemy's fire was unslackened, he began to despair of success.

    The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson

  • Yet even in that awful moment our speed was unslackened; it was as if Bill cared no longer to _guide_ but only to drive, or as if the direction of his huge machine was determined by other hands than his.

    The Idler Magazine, Vol III. May 1893 An Illustrated Monthly

  • The road in perpetual curve between its little stone parapet and the broad flank of the hill rose and fell under the deodars; Innes took its slopes and its steepnesses with even, unslackened stride, aware of no difference, aware of little indeed except the physical necessity of movement, spurred on by a futile instinct that the end of his walk would be the end of his trouble -- his amazing, black, menacing trouble.

    The Pool in the Desert

  • With unslackened gait, with loosened rein, he swept fairly to the tree.

    The Rules of the Game

  • But the firmness of his purpose, the clearness of his convictions, remained unslackened and unclouded.

    The Life of Nelson

  • American, when they had thus left him with his curiosity unslackened;

    The Wreck of the Nancy Bell Cast Away on Kerguelen Land

  • The banter, the songs, the laughter, the chorus of tongues, went on unslackened by his presence.

    Under Two Flags

  • Yet even in that awful moment our speed was unslackened; it was as if Bill cared no longer to GUIDE but only to drive, or as if the direction of his huge machine was determined by other hands than his.

    A Protegee of Jack Hamlin's and Other Stories

  • The longer our prosperity continues unslackened the more necessary a free outlet will become.

    The Coal Question~ The Problem of the Trading Bodies

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