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The movement of the tide out to sea
“Three hours before high water is a good time; dive on the ebb and there is a good chance of being swept out round the headland.”
A change to a lower state or level
“… a surprising ebb in the quality of workmanship in goods coming from that country.”
Regression; decline
“The ebb of her creative powers.”
To grow less in scope or intensity especially gradually
“All became silent for Luke and Aaron as they slowly felt their energy ebb away.”
To flow back or recede
“The tide that had risen some time ago, the house had sunk in it, but now the water had ebbed and the man was where he should have been - on the shore.”
To become worse or of less value
“… the fortunes of the town slowly ebbed as factory after textile factory closed.”
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