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synonyms for downhill

  • falling
  • declining
  • dipping
  • dropping
  • sloping downward
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Landslides — the sudden failure of a slope, sending a rush of rocks and sediment downhill — can be triggered by anything from an earthquake to an intense deluge of rain.
THREE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE DISASTROUS FLOOD IN INDIACAROLYN GRAMLINGFEBRUARY 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Let’s hope I don’t need to fish for downhill metaphors to describe the markets this week.
BITCOIN, STOCKS AND CRUDE TAKE OFF AS THE MARKETS BRACE FOR A WAVE OF STIMULUS CHECKSBERNHARD WARNERFEBRUARY 8, 2021FORTUNE
Then we’re running downhill on the vaccines because the pipeline gets better and better.
WHY OPENING RESTAURANTS IS EXACTLY WHAT THE CORONAVIRUS WANTS US TO DOCAROLINE CHENFEBRUARY 6, 2021PROPUBLICA
Turning downhill a bit more frequently on pick and rolls and leveraging his improved rim-finishing and free-throw shooting would be a good place to start.
JAYLEN BROWN IS USING THE MIDRANGE SHOT TO REACH A DIFFERENT LEVELYARON WEITZMANJANUARY 29, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
As fun as it is to climb on, in general, rando race gear isn’t all that fun to ski downhill, even inbounds.
THE BACKCOUNTRY SKI SALES BOOM IS UPON USMARC PERUZZIJANUARY 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Our weather goes downhill somewhat into Inauguration Day, and we could even see some snowfall.
PM UPDATE: SOME SNOWFLAKES MAY FLY LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING AS CHILLY WINDS WHIP UPIAN LIVINGSTONJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Since heat rises, fires usually burn uphill, but in the Bear Fire, two enormous flame heads raced 22 miles downhill, a line of tornadic plumes spinning between them.
WHAT THE COMPLEX MATH OF FIRE MODELING TELLS US ABOUT THE FUTURE OF CALIFORNIA’S FORESTSAMY NORDRUMJANUARY 18, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In Yachats, on Oregon’s central coast, water treatment plant operator Rick McClung said so much mud washed downhill after logging there that he had to stop using one of his two water sources for two years.
TIMBER TAX CUTS COST OREGON TOWNS BILLIONS. THEN POLLUTED WATER DROVE UP THE PRICE.BY TONY SCHICK, OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING, AND ROB DAVIS, THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVEJANUARY 1, 2021PROPUBLICA
Either way, picture empty trails through a wide-open forest and, unlike downhill ski resorts, little in the ways of lines, lodges, and costly tickets.
THE BEST NORDIC TRAILS IN THE U.S.MEGAN MICHELSONDECEMBER 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
On real terrain, inclines and declines of all sorts will affect the rider’s experience and constantly alter the amount of force required to push the bike depending on whether it’s traveling uphill or downhill.
BEST EXERCISE BIKE: GET YOUR MILES IN WITHOUT LEAVING THE HOUSEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMDECEMBER 19, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
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WORDS RELATED TO DOWNHILL

  • bottomward
  • cascading
  • declining
  • depressed
  • descending
  • downgrade
  • downhill
  • downward
  • dropping
  • earthward
  • falling
  • gravitating
  • groundward
  • inferior
  • nether
  • precipitating
  • sagging
  • sinking
  • sliding
  • slipping
  • subjacent
  • to the bottom
  • under
  • underneath
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