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verb as in let down; fall

verb as in belittle, disgrace

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Example Sentences

A lower court had put the execution on hold, and Alabama asked the Supreme Court to step in.

The gas pumps that allow you to raise and lower your chair are fairly complex instruments, but the best desk chairs will have a smooth operation for a longer time.

Balance ball chairs are great for lower back pain and improving postureBalance ball chairs are a great option for those looking to get a health boost throughout the workday.

Using a lower broiler setting will still give dishes a lovely crust, but it will happen slower, and you won’t have to hover quite so anxiously by the stove.

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Versatile heat settings also let you keep your overall thermostat lower, which is better for saving money, better for the earth, and often better for your sinuses.

Dossi initially was listed in critical condition with wounds to his arm and lower back.

Girls raised in households with more equitable fathers show lower rates of unwanted sex.

Since then, the rising gap between the rich and middle- and lower-income families has risen to the fore.

States were encouraged and allowed to lower standards to make it appear they were improving.

I learned that he was working and living in the Lower East Side, delivering orders for an Italian restaurant and raising two kids.

On the upper part of the stem the whorls are very close together, but they are more widely separated at the lower portion.

First a shower of shells dropping all along the lower ridges and out over the surface of the Bay.

There are many more good dwellings on this plain than in the rural portion of Lower Italy.

It depends upon the fact that bile acids lower surface tension.

The eyebrows were low and thick, the upper lip was sensitive, quivering sometimes as she talked, but the lower was firm and full.


On this page you'll find 228 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lower, such as: curtailed, decreased, diminished, junior, lessened, and low.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.