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But none of these victories have brought down domestic homicides, which the government says number between 200–300 women a year.

News of an opening with Havana has enraged the old guard of Miami that has longed to see the Castro family brought down.

It collapsed in a scandal that brought down a government in Paris.

They were presumably brought down and sacrificed in ATM to help garner favor for a possibly ailing community.

U.S. officials have said the MH17 was brought down by a more sophisticated system known by NATO as the SA-11.

And man shall be brought down, and man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be brought low.

They brought down the birds even when they were on the wing, and very seldom missed their mark.

He brought down his clenched hand upon the table, caught in passing a flagon, and sent it crashing to the floor.

The baboon immediately came down, and it was remarkable how he brought down the basket without upsetting it.

He told me he had a child up there—or thought he had—a little girl; and he wanted her brought down and reared like a Christian.


On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bring down, such as: abase, cut down, damage, drop, fell, and floor.

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