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downing

verb
present participle of down

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3 to reject by or as if by a vote
  • all attempts to ban indoor smoking had been downed by the town council

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“Downing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/downing. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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