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descending

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of descending

  1. bending downward or forward with descending heads the mourners made their way to the burial site Synonyms bowed, bowing, declined, declining, descendant (also descendent), nodding, drooping, droopy, hanging, hung, inclining, pendulous, sagging, stooping, weepingRelated Words floppy, limp; dangling, falling, pendent (or pendant), suspended; dipping, sinking, slumpingNear Antonyms erect, inflexible, rigid, stiff; elevated, raised, upraisedAntonyms unbending, upright


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