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down

(Dejected), adjective depressed, despondent, disconsolate, discouraged, downcast, gloomy, glum, somber sorrowful, sullen, unhappy, upset, weary,
Associated concepts: capacity, mental illness, incompetency

down

(Lowest Point), adjective below, beneath, far below, lower, lowest, rock-bottom, under, underneath
Associated concepts: interest rates down, trip and fall, slip and fall
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BUILDERS at a pub have downed tools after being scared off by the SPIRITS behind the bar.
The doors of the Fisherman's Lodge in Jesmond Dene were shut when staff downed tools after claiming they had not been paid.
Summary: Johannesburg:Hundreds of Anglo American Platinum workers downed tools and gathered Wednesday to decide how to .
AROUND 300 contract workers at a power station downed tools yesterday in support of sacked contractors at an oil refinery in north Lincolnshire.
WORKERS at a firm half-owned by PSA Peugeot Citroen downed tools last night after an ongoing row with the firm flared up.
Staff on the shop floor downed tools for two hours when they learned they would have to take today off, with no pay, if they wanted to join the lobby of local politicians.
BEN WILLIAMS insists Hibs are not too big a team to be relegated and dismisses accusations the players have downed tools as they slip towards the drop zone.
Around 40 staff at King and Fowler, based at Brunswick Business Park, have downed tools for the past four Fridays.
But as soon as the vulnerable 75-year-old handed over a cheque, Gaskin and his helper Joseph McElvaney downed tools and left.
Comment by caringparent Desperate jobseeker sets himself alight outside Selly Oak jobcentre If all the job centre staff downed tools and refused to implement many of the draconian policies the Government has put in place, this whole ideology that often criminalises the unemployed when they've done nothing wrong would fall apart.
The Magpies are on the brink of an pounds 8m deal for the 24-year-old, who downed tools in the summer to force a move to Tyneside.
DIY store staff downed tools to welcome Father Christmas and his friendly polar bear helper.