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synonyms for lowering

  • heavy
  • menacing
  • overcast
  • overhanging
  • gloomy
  • ominous
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How to use lowering in a sentence

As the pandemic approaches its second year, there is a gradual uptick in regional travel due to the gradual lowering of Covid-19 restrictions.
“DOUBLE-TESTING” FOR COVID-19 IN WEST AFRICA IS SIGNIFICANTLY DRIVING UP TRAVEL COSTSDOUNARD BONDOSEPTEMBER 9, 2021QUARTZ
Board members said Thursday that they are considering a temporary lowering of fares to lure riders back at a time when many workers say they are considering other commuting options.
METRO BOARD CONSIDERS LOWERING FARES TO LURE RIDERS WHEN WORKERS RETURN TO OFFICESJUSTIN GEORGEAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The lowering of rent will allow the restaurant to remain open through the end of the year.
IS THE GOVERNMENT JUST GOING TO WATCH THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY DIE?ELAZAR SONTAGAUGUST 28, 2020EATER
“The British Raj is doomed,” she muttered, lowering her voice, and bringing her magnificent eyes close to his.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The horizon, however, was lowering and hazy, and the sun had not force enough to tear the murky veil asunder.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Lowering her voice, and casting a timid glance around, she whispered in his ear, as if afraid of speaking it out.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
But what means this sudden lowering of the heavens, and that dark cloud arising from beneath the western horizon?
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
It was a debasing, lowering occurrence, and he felt sure that it could hardly have taken place in his servants' hall.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
She finished amid much applause, some shamefaced, some hearty, but there were a number of lowering brows.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Do you know, bending forward and lowering his tone, that she is more than half inclined to throw him over?
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
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WORDS RELATED TO LOWERING

  • blurred
  • confused
  • dark
  • dense
  • dim
  • dismal
  • dull
  • dusky
  • emulsified
  • foggy
  • gloomy
  • heavy
  • indefinite
  • indistinct
  • leaden
  • lowering
  • misty
  • mucky
  • muddy
  • murky
  • mushy
  • nebulous
  • nontranslucent
  • nontransparent
  • not clear
  • nubilous
  • obscure
  • opaque
  • overcast
  • somber
  • sullen
  • sunless
  • vaporous
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.