Examples of lowering in a Sentence
the lowering sky made us think twice about going to the park
we chose our next words carefully, mindful of the lowering expression on his face
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This column has mentioned the abundance of recent research showing how lowering corporate income tax rates drives wages higher.
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First Known Use of lowering
Synonymsbeclouded, clouded, cloudy, dull, hazed, hazy, heavy, overcast (also louring), overclouded
Related Wordsbedimmed, befogged, blackened, darkened, darksome, dim, dimmed, dulled, dusky, misty, murky, obscure, obscured, overshadowed; sunless; black, bleak, cheerless, dark, desolate, dismal, drear, dreary, funereal, gloomy, glum, gray (also grey), sepulchral, somber (or sombre), sullen
Near Antonymssunlit, sunny, sunshiny; brightened, brilliant, dazzling, illuminated, illumined, lit (or lighted), lightened, radiant, shiny
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