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lowering

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adjective low·er·ing \ˈlau̇-(ə-)riŋ, ˈlō-\

Definition of lowering

  1. :  dark and threatening :  gloomy <rain pouring down from a lowering sky>



Examples of lowering

  1. <the lowering sky made us think twice about going to the park>

  2. <we chose our next words carefully, mindful of the lowering expression on his face>



15th Century

First Known Use of lowering

15th century



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