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Adjective
Covered over by clouds
“… the lowering sky made us think twice about going to the park.”
Adjective
Harsh and threatening in manner or appearance
“… we chose our next words carefully, mindful of the lowering expression on his face.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
Present participle for to make smaller in amount, volume, or extent
“Demand could be stimulated by lowering taxes.”
Verb
Present participle for behave in a way that is perceived as unworthy or debased
“He must really love her to be able to lower himself to this.”
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Present participle for make or become less in amount, intensity, or degree
“When countries like Korea moved to lower their interest rates their currencies appreciated.”
Verb
Present participle for to grow less in scope or intensity especially gradually
“The water level lowered.”
Verb
Present participle for look angry or sullen; frown
“Two guys worked the kitchen - a dark, lowering, Heathcliffy fellow and a chirpy-looking, more English chap in glasses.”
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