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sag

verb

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1 to be limp from lack of water or vigor
  • the plant's leaves were sagging feebly in the intense heat

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2 to decline gradually from a standard level
  • sales figures have sagged slightly over the past six months

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3 to lose bodily strength or vigor
  • after a whole day of working in the hot sun, he began to sag

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sag

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of sag (Entry 2 of 2)

the extent to which something hangs or dips below a straight line
  • if there's too much sag in the rod, the curtains will drag on the floor

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The first known use of sag was in the 14th century

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“Sag.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sag. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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