Thesaurus / sinking
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It has come to this—that I open my newspaper every morning with a sinking heart, and usually I find little to console me.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Ney and Marmont did not accompany the other Commissioners with their sorrowful terms; like rats they left the sinking ship.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The air, motionless again, extraordinarily heated, hung in a dull and yet transparent curtain between them and the sinking sun.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
There was no pain—apparently no disease; simply a sudden sinking of the vital powers.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
The poor mother, in silence and sorrow, was sinking to the tomb far more rapidly than Jane imagined.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
After the ice passed away the movements were reversed, the northern region rising and the southern sinking down.
The coast of New Jersey is now sinking at the rate of about two feet in a hundred years.
He found himself lifted on the crest of huge waves, and again sinking in the depths.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
In that case the river is said to sink, but, in place of sinking into the earth, its waters really rise into the air.
He was sinking again, when Stanley Hall plunged into the water like an arrow, and caught him by the hair.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
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