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Adjective
Filled or covered over with clouds
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Having a harsh or menacing demeanor or nature
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Causing a loss of self-respect
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That falls or fall
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Having or requiring toughness and determination
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Inclined to find fault too readily
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Of or pertaining to an omen or to omens
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A lowering of rank or status
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A decrease in size, number, rate, or level
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Lowering
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Demoralisation or demoralization
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The action of inclining the body or head
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Present participle for to move something to a lower level
“Stop work immediately and lower the platform to the ground.”
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Present participle for to go to a lower level, especially abruptly
“A mere glance upwards at a bright lamp caused it to lower from the domed ceiling.”
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Present participle for to decrease in size, amount, value, or degree
“Economists debated if they could lower interest rates to stimulate demand.”
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Present participle for to diminish in intensity or severity, especially gradually
“The water level would gradually lower over time.”
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Present participle for behave in a way that is perceived as unworthy or debased
“He must really be infatuated with her to be willing to lower himself to this level.”
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(of a sound) Present participle for to make or become less in amount, intensity, or degree
“We told them to lower their voices while the ceremony was in progress.”
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Present participle for to look angry or sullen
“The frumpy old lady would lower at the kids whenever they misbehaved.”
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Present participle for to have a forbidding or gloomy expression or look
“The sky would begin to lower, and we knew a thunderstorm was afoot.”
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