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See definition of sank on Dictionary.com
  • verbfall in, go under
  • verbfall, decrease
  • verbdeteriorate
  • verbbe humble or humbled

synonyms for sank

  • capsize
  • decline
  • descend
  • dig
  • dip
  • disappear
  • drill
  • drive
  • drop
  • drown
  • fall
  • go down
  • lower
  • overturn
  • plummet
  • plunge
  • ram
  • sag
  • settle
  • slump
  • stick
  • submerge
  • wreck
  • bore
  • couch
  • depress
  • droop
  • ebb
  • engulf
  • excavate
  • flounder
  • founder
  • immerse
  • lay
  • overwhelm
  • regress
  • run
  • scuttle
  • set
  • shipwreck
  • slope
  • stab
  • stoop
  • subside
  • swamp
  • thrust
  • bring down
  • cast down
  • cave in
  • demit
  • force down
  • go to the bottom
  • let down
  • put down
  • tip over
  • touch bottom
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antonyms for sank

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  • ascend
  • go up
  • increase
  • raise
  • rise
  • excite
  • grow
  • halt
  • lift
  • neglect
  • succeed
  • underwhelm
  • brave
  • fight
  • float
  • strengthen
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How to use sank in a sentence

She suddenly sank back upon the pillow and gave up to bitter anguish, when she recalled what had followed.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The smile was still on his lips when his head drooped on a piece of ice, and he sank into a deep slumber.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
First the chimneys sank down through the roof, as if they were being lowered into the cellar.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Garnache took the proffered chair, and sank down with creak and jingle to warm himself at the fire.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Feeling sixteen and very foolish, she sank to the edge of a chair and muttered something about the charm of the room.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Gently he pushed her from him, released his hold; the little face slipped from his shoulder as though it sank into the sea.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He felt like a lost, helpless creature, and all power to fight sank out of him from that moment.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
She covered her face with her hands and sank down on the wet sod, while the rain beat upon her unmercifully.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Quickly her poised arm descended, and the knife she held sank deeply into his heart.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Coming back along the well-beaten sandy track, my heart sank to see our mess tent still lit up at midnight.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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