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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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The grey downpour was swept aside and vanished like the trailing garments of a ghost.
It drove the rain--a heavy downpour by this time--rattling against the windows.
Also, she could build a fire of wet wood in a downpour of rain and not lose her temper.
First along one fork he went, and then another, applying every test that his wonderful junglecraft was cognizant of; but again and again he was baffled, for the scent had been washed away by the heavy downpour, in every exposed place.
The downpour had surely penetrated the Six Hills by now, bringing news of our restless civilization.
Suddenly a heavy cloud discharged itself at that moment in a fresh downpour of rain.
In evening's limpid air, What time the dew's soothings Unto the earth downpour, Invisibly and unheard-- For tender shoe-gear wear The soothing dews, like all that's kind-gentle--: Bethinkst thou then, bethinkst thou, burning heart, How once thou thirstedest For heaven's kindly teardrops and dew's down-droppings, All singed and weary thirstedest, What time on yellow grass-pathways Wicked, occidental sunny glances Through sombre trees about thee sported, Blindingly sunny glow-glances, gladly-hurting?
Before he had driven many paces away, the dark clouds that had been threatening rain all day broke, and there was a heavy downpour of rain.
A sudden cry on the shore sounded plaintive in the distance, and ceased abruptly, as if stifled in the downpour of sunshine.
FORECASTERS are predicting parts of Wales will see more than an inch of rain in an hour today with the heatwave prompting a torrential downpour.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Flash flood which was triggered sudden and heavy downpour turned the Istanbul streets into lake in minutes.
There are downpour warnings for today and tomorrow |