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Noun
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.”
Noun
A change to a lower state or level
“… a surprising ebb in the quality of workmanship in goods coming from that country.”
Noun
Regression; decline
“The ebb of her creative powers.”
Verb
To grow less in scope or intensity especially gradually
“All became silent for Luke and Aaron as they slowly felt their energy ebb away.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
To become worse or of less value
“… the fortunes of the town slowly ebbed as factory after textile factory closed.”
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