What is the opposite of rise?

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Opposite of to move upwards
“The eagle would descend from the skies before perching itself on a tree branch.”
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Opposite of to emerge by means of an upward movement
“At dusk, we sat by the lake and watched the sun disappear below the horizon.”
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(of a structure or natural feature) Opposite of to be, or to appear to be, taller than the surrounding landscape
“The landscape would flatten out once we had driven past the mountains.”
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Opposite of to increase in quantity, size, or degree
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“Supply was high, demand was low, and prices would drop as a consequence.”
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Opposite of to get better
“My purchasing power would worsen substantially after I was laid off.”
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(of a sound) Opposite of to become louder or higher in pitch
“His anger dissipated and his tone would gradually hush as he calmed down.”
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Opposite of to get to one's feet
“Please sit once we have confirmed your attendance by calling out your name.”
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Opposite of to get out of bed
“I can usually sleep soundly at night after a hard day at work.”
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Opposite of to increase in value or standing
“After a number of scandals, he would fall from being considered a respected lawyer to an object of scorn.”
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Opposite of to be restored to life
“Many valiant lives would perish on that fateful day, never to rise again, but forever to be remembered.”
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Opposite of to become disobedient against authority
“Citizens acknowledged the improving economy and would comply with new measures introduced by the government.”
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Opposite of to improve in mood or disposition
“Little Ricky's spirits would dampen when his mother refused him a cookie for his bad behavior.”
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(of land or a natural feature) Opposite of to incline upwards
“Our journey on foot would get easier because the trail would go downhill for the rest of the way.”
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(of a meeting or a session of a court) Opposite of to adjourn
“The magistrate declared that court would resume tomorrow morning.”
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(rise to) Opposite of to react with annoyance or anger
“He would always look to words of comfort from his supporters to calm him during times of stress.”
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Opposite of to have its source
“Glaciers abutting the river disgorge house-size icebergs into the water, and then the current lofts them away.”
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Opposite of to come into being or have its starting point at a certain time or place
“The two tribes have agreed to cease all hostilities with each other in order to bring peace and harmony to their own villages.”
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(follow from) Opposite of to occur as a consequence
“The president's decision to raise fuel taxes would cause a revolt.”
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Opposite of to be or cause to be at an angle
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Opposite of to rise in opposition
“William Wallace would inspire his fellow Scotsmen to never surrender to their oppressors.”
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Opposite of to undergo or cause to undergo fermentation
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Opposite of to benefit from
“You will have nothing to gain and everything to lose if you continue this gambling habit.”
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Opposite of to rise to an upright position
“We spend the first eighteen months teaching our children to walk and talk, and then the next eighteen years telling them to sit down and keep quiet.”
Noun
Opposite of an increase in quantity, size, or degree
“The recent decrease in real estate prices is a consequence of higher interest rates.”
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Opposite of an increase in physical elevation
“The blimp would gradually deflate, and its descent back to the ground was inevitable.”
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Opposite of an increase in remuneration
“He had worked hard for the company in the last year and yet there was nothing but stagnation in the level of his remuneration.”
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Opposite of an improvement in a given criteria or characteristic
“It had been a long time since he played the game and there was a noticeable deterioration of his skills since that time.”
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Opposite of the process of coming into prominence
“His fall from grace was quick and decisive following revelations of corruption on his part.”
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Opposite of an upward slope or hill
“We proceeded cautiously as we navigated the steep fall down the side of the hill.”
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Opposite of a naturally raised area of land
“The area in question is a landscape of lowland forest surrounded by fields and pasturelands.”
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Opposite of a beginning, or first stage
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Opposite of an example of improving or being improved
“The regression in his form began once he lost his dedication to training.”
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Opposite of a thing that projects from something, such as a projecting feature of the landscape or a protuberance on a part of the body
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Opposite of a high place or position
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Opposite of an area of ground that tends evenly upward
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