letup


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Related to letup: in earnest, caught up with

let·up

 (lĕt′ŭp′)
n.
1. A reduction in pace, force, or intensity; a slowdown.
2. A temporary stop; a pause.

let•up

(ˈlɛtˌʌp)

n.
cessation; pause; relief.
[1835–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.letup - a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished; "there was never a letup in the noise"
pause, suspension, intermission, interruption, break - a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something

letup

noun
The act or process of becoming less active or intense:
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