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sink

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1 to become worse or of less value
  • His fortunes have steadily sunk since his business failed.
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go to pot, go to seed (or run to seed)

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2 to go to a lower level especially abruptly
  • I had just bought a bundle of shares of the stock when its price sank like a rock.
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3 to cease to be visible
  • That evening we sat on the beach, dreamily watching the sun sink beneath the horizon.
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drop out of sight

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4 to diminish the price or value of
  • The slightest nick will sink the price of a piece of Tiffany glass.
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6 to lead or extend downward
  • The road sinks abruptly after that curve.
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7 to lose bodily strength or vigor
  • The old woman only sunk further after she was moved to the nursing home.
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