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synonyms for dropping

  • downward
  • cascading
  • declining
  • depressed
  • descending
  • downgrade
  • downhill
  • falling
  • inferior
  • precipitating
  • sagging
  • sinking
  • sliding
  • slipping
  • slumping
  • bottomward
  • earthward
  • gravitating
  • groundward
  • nether
  • subjacent
  • to the bottom
  • under
  • underneath
See also synonyms for: droppings
  • falling
  • declining
  • sloping downward

antonyms for dropping

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  • above
  • cheerful
  • cheery
  • happy
  • heartened
  • higher
    • energetic
    • fresh
    • lively
    • untired
    • invigorated
    • unused
    • alert
    • energized
    • keen
    • refreshed
    • vivacious
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          How to use dropping in a sentence

          Roughly two million of them now live in the forests, wiping out 10 of the 12 native bird species by the 1980s and preventing roughly 90 percent of new tree growth by eating the birds who would normally spread the seeds in their droppings.
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          In this way, the scientists have actually used rodent droppings to reconstruct temperature changes over thousands of years.
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          Despite the dropping price of solar, the transition to renewables will still be costly.
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          Google is not alone in repeatedly misjudging the dropping price of solar cells over the last few decades and its impact on how we think about clean energy.
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          Yes, the cover protects the grill from rain, snow, and bird droppings.
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          Then microbes attack the earthworm’s droppings, breaking down the residue further still.
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          The rat-free islands are also filled with tall grasses, fertilized to lush growth by bird droppings.
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          The rapidly dropping cost of solar and wind power means green hydrogen is now cheap enough to be practical.
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          Before the scat party, other volunteers had walked along planned routes, searching for coyote droppings.
          ARE COYOTES MOVING INTO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD?KATHRYN HULICKSEPTEMBER 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
          First a shower of shells dropping all along the lower ridges and out over the surface of the Bay.
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          WORDS RELATED TO DROPPING

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