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adjective as in descending

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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.

Let’s hope I don’t need to fish for downhill metaphors to describe the markets this week.

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Then we’re running downhill on the vaccines because the pipeline gets better and better.

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.

As fun as it is to climb on, in general, rando race gear isn’t all that fun to ski downhill, even inbounds.

Pat Robertson finished second in the 1988 Iowa caucus, and it was all downhill from there.

There would be occasional periods of promise, but once the 1950s came it was a steady, painful downhill slide.

After determining that the bee pollen and mushroom broth were inedible, the “detox” quickly went downhill.

When downhill racer Julia Mancuso did it, she wore the American flag like a cape.

Downhill track sports like luge are technology battles, as exciting as a NASCAR qualifying day.

He built splendid residences at Downhill and Ballyscullion, which he adorned with rare works of art.

Though the course was downhill to the Mertz Glacier, the sledge required a good deal of pulling owing to the wet runners.

In the afternoon, Dr. Mawson's party forged ahead, the dogs romping along on a downhill grade.

For two miles we were going downhill at a running pace and then the slope became suddenly steeper and the sledge overtook me.

Once, in a preoccupied moment, he let go of the little vehicle and it started downhill, gaining speed rapidly.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to downhill, such as: falling, declining, null, dropping, and sloping downward.

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