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synonyms for subsidence

  • abatement
  • decline
  • decrease
  • discount
  • ebb
  • reduction

antonyms for subsidence

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  • enlargement
  • increase
  • rise
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How to use subsidence in a sentence

At every swelling of the wave these flowers increased in splendour, and at every subsidence grew dull again.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Happily, however, the heavy cloud of sadness has lifted, and we feel the subsidence of waves after a storm.
THE POEMS OF EMMA LAZARUSEMMA LAZARUS
Puffs of energy had raised high buildings over there; over there an eccentric subsidence had left behind it a slum.
THE WOMEN OF TOMORROWWILLIAM HARD
And at the subsidence of the tide, I could not for the life of me recall a single idea to which verbal embodiment had been given.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
Fearing a subsidence of the cliff, they betook themselves to a small schooner lying in the bay.
YORKSHIRE PAINTED AND DESCRIBEDGORDON HOME
Ward showed that subsidence could not be entirely relied on, as the sediment might easily become the source of re-infection.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
The rate of subsidence of the latter is very slow at temperatures where it is hard enough to work reliably as a polisher.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
Tank B contains the water and lime in process of clarification by subsidence after mechanical agitation by the screw.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 392, JULY 7, 1883VARIOUS
Then he went West, and there was a gradual subsidence of whatever personal attraction had existed.
SISTER CARRIETHEODORE DREISER
And from these things he proved that there had been great changes, through subsidence and elevation of the land.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT - VOLUME 12ELBERT HUBBARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUBSIDENCE

  • bankruptcy
  • basket case
  • cataclysm
  • catastrophe
  • cave-in
  • crack-up
  • crash
  • debacle
  • destruction
  • disintegration
  • disorganization
  • disruption
  • exhaustion
  • failure
  • faint
  • flop
  • prostration
  • ruination
  • ruining
  • smash
  • smash-up
  • subsidence
  • undoing
  • wreck
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