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synonyms for reflux

  • abatement
  • backflow
  • decay
  • decrease
  • degeneration
  • depreciation
  • deterioration
  • diminution
  • drop
  • dwindling
  • flagging
  • lessening
  • recession
  • retreat
  • shrinkage
  • sinking
  • slackening
  • subsidence
  • sweep
  • wane
  • waning
  • weakening
  • withdrawal
  • fading away
  • going out
  • low tide
  • low water
  • outward flow
  • petering out
  • refluence
  • retrocession
  • retroflux
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antonyms for reflux

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  • advance
  • development
  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • growth
  • improvement
  • increase
  • flow
  • incline
  • rise
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How to use reflux in a sentence

That perpetual flux and reflux of peoples of all stations drew ever more the eyes of Europe to the Orient.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
It is said by some that he there died of vexation because he could not discover the cause of the flux and reflux of the Euripus.
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 3 OF 8VARIOUS
A revolving eddy swung him in-shore, but the reflux caught and drove him a few yards lower down.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
So do flux and reflux—the rhythm of change—alternate and persist in everything under the sky.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
The tides consist of two periodical motions of the waters of the sea, called the flux and reflux, or the flow and ebb.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
This stream is regulated by the flux and reflux of the sea, it being constantly high and low water every six hours.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
A reflux of the crowd separated him from Adam the Devil, and soon the foresight of the champion was but too well verified.
THE IRON TREVET OR JOCELYN THE CHAMPIONEUGNE SUE
It flaunted to and fro with the swell and reflux of the waves, and looked as bright and beautiful as if its leaves were gold.
GRANDFATHER'S CHAIRNATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
I now saw a man as a wave recoiled lying close by the boat in the reflux.
GEORGE BORROW AND HIS CIRCLECLEMENT KING SHORTER
This cephalic blister throbs: it swells and subsides by turns, owing to the alternate flux and reflux of the blood.
THE LIFE OF THE FLYJ. HENRI FABRE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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