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downs

noun
plural of down

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a broad area of level or rolling treeless country
  • hold a festival on the downs

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downs

verb
present tense third-person singular of down

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1 to strike (someone) so forcefully as to cause a fall
  • downed his opponent with one stunning blow

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2 to take into the stomach through the mouth and throat
  • downing slices of pizza and guzzling bottles of soda

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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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“Downs.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/downs. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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