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The Cretaceous

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fossilized, era, ammonite, the Dreamtime, fossilize, Cro-Magnon man, Carboniferous, caveman, fossil.
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Correct spelling:
lower
Definition:
To appear gloomy; frown.
To descend; lessen.
To let down; depress; degrade; lessen.
Synonyms:
lower (verb)
shorten, plunge, deepen, submerge, depress, drop.
depress (verb)
debase, decrease, depress, sink, attenuate.
decrease (verb)
compact, contract, truncate, deplete, abbreviate, erode, decrement, shrink, abridge, die down, dwindle, drain, decrease, lessen, recede, shorten, compress, subside, diminish, concentrate, curtail, deduct, deflate, abate.
discount (verb)
diminish, discount, reduce, undersell, depreciate.
descend (verb)
slump, plummet, plunge, settle, slip, tumble, descend, slide, fall, sink, come down, fall down, topple, decline, drop.
subtract (verb)
lessen, cut, abridge, curtail, bob, delete, shave, dock, crop, prune, pare, reduce, diminish, trim, shear, subtract, clip, depreciate, weed, deduct, decrease, elide, discount.
decreased (adjective)
shortened, shrunk, curtailed, abridged, drained, diminished, receded, compacted, contracted, deflated, compressed, decreased, lessened, abated, concentrated, abbreviated, truncated, eroded, depleted, decremented.
shorten (verb)
condense, compact, abridge, shorten, belittle, clip.
cheapen (verb)
deflate, slash, devalue, devaluate, shave, depreciate, discount, mark down, pare, diminish, trim, debase, degrade, cheapen, cut, belittle, reduce.
Other synonyms:
junior, nether, junior-grade, frown, let down, lour, infernal, lower berth, inferior, chthonic, petty, take down, secondary, lowly, turn down, depress, chthonian, get down, lower-ranking, subaltern, glower, subordinate, less, bring down, bottom.
Examples of usage:
  1. Do you suppose I shouldn't be woman enough to wish my work always less and lower than yours? - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  2. The temper of the crowd was perhaps running a little lower when the story of the men was finished. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. He went and stood by the ready to lower away. haulyards, - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.

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