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laxer


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lax  \Lax\,  a.  [Compar.  {Laxer};  superl.  {Laxest}.]  [L.  laxus  Cf 
  {Laches},  {Languish},  {Lease},  v.  t.,  {Leash}.] 
  1.  Not  tense,  firm,  or  rigid;  loose;  slack;  as  a  lax 
  bandage;  lax  fiber. 
 
  The  flesh  of  that  sort  of  fish  being  lax  and  spongy. 
  --Ray. 
 
  2.  Not  strict  or  stringent;  not  exact;  loose;  weak;  vague; 
  equivocal. 
 
  The  discipline  was  lax.  --Macaulay. 
 
  Society  at  that  epoch  was  lenient,  if  not  lax,  in 
  matters  of  the  passions.  --J.  A. 
  Symonds 
 
  The  word  ``[ae]ternus''  itself  is  sometimes  of  a  lax 
  signification.  --Jortin. 
 
  3.  Having  a  looseness  of  the  bowels;  diarrheal. 
 
  Syn:  Loose;  slack;  vague;  unconfined;  unrestrained; 
  dissolute;  licentious. 




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