Lax and Taut

Lax

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Lax adjective – Not tightly fastened, tied, or stretched.
Usage example: the sheet on the foresail was lax, and so the sail was flapping wildly in the stiff wind

Taut is an antonym for lax.
Nearby Word: laxly
Antonyms for Lax

Taut

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Taut adjective – Stretched with little or no give.
Usage example: a taut clothesline

Lax is an antonym for taut.
Nearby Word: tauten
Antonyms for Taut
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Taut and Lax. (2016). Retrieved 2019, December 05, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/lax/taut
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