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How to use downwards in a sentence

His strong hands lay palm downwards on the arms of his chair, pressing them hard.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
The unsupported pump-rods fell downwards, setting in upward motion the column of water in the plunger-pole pumps.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
But “saloon” licences are a large source of revenue to the municipality, the cost being from $1,200 gold downwards per annum.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Dummy's cards are dealt face downwards, and the dealer declares without seeing them.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Sogrange ordered an immense dinner, but spent most of his time gazing downwards.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
From the time of Dean Swift downwards, it has mostly suffered from being lamentably unfashionable.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
She found lying there, face downwards, a portrait of Jane Holland, a photograph of the painting by Gisborne.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
The coastguards had hoisted the one point downwards, indicating a gale from the south'ard.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
Finally the octave downwards from Mes is completed by the addition of a note appropriately called Proslambanomenos.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
This scale was extended downwards in the same way as the Greater System, and thus became a scale of three tetrachords and a tone.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
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