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1 being near the equator

  • we took a cruise to the low northern latitudes
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3 belonging to the class of people of low social or economic rank

  • people, both high and low, have been worshipping in this cathedral for centuries
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4 feeling unhappiness

  • I was feeling low, and wanted to do something exciting to cheer myself up
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5 having a low musical pitch or range

  • the tubaʼs low notes made the floor vibrate
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6 having relatively little height

  • the low hedge surrounding the garden wasnʼt meant to keep anything out, just to look pretty
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11 costing little

  • gas is low right now, but prices will inevitably rise this summer, when people start driving more
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12 of, relating to, or located at the bottom

  • currently enjoys a low standing in the polls
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13 not coming up to an expected measure or meeting a particular need

  • levels for school volunteers remain low, at least compared to what was expected
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14 no longer living

  • thousands of the elderly were laid low by the deadly strain of flu
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bitten the dust

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Synonym Discussion of low

base, low, vile mean deserving of contempt because of the absence of higher values. base stresses the ignoble and may suggest cruelty, treachery, greed, or grossness.
    • base motives
low may connote crafty cunning, vulgarity, or immorality and regularly implies an outraging of one's sense of decency or propriety.
    • refused to listen to such low talk
vile, the strongest of these words, tends to suggest disgusting depravity or filth.
    • a vile remark

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