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verb (1)

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as in to throw
to cause to fall intentionally or unintentionally workmen slowly lowered the heavy statue into place

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verb (2)

variants also lour
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as in to darken
to take on a gloomy or forbidding look the sky lowered overhead, threatening a fierce thunderstorm

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as in to glare
to look with anger or disapproval the motorist lowered at the jerk who had cut in front of her

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lower

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noun

variants also lour
as in frown
a twisting of the facial features in disgust or disapproval he turned to see the scornful lower on her face

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“Lower.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lower. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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