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declining

adjective

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bending downward or forward
  • the declining flowers perked up with the gentle rainfall

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declining

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declining

verb
present participle of decline

Synonyms & Antonyms of declining (Entry 3 of 3)

6 to lead or extend downward
  • the bike path declines toward the riverbank and then follows the river for several miles

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The first known use of declining was in 1597

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“Declining.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/declining. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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