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sinking

verb , present participle of sink

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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 refrain from openly showing or uttering
  • sinks his pride and makes the first step towards a reconciliation
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4 to cease to be visible
  • that evening we sat on the beach, dreamily watching the sun sink beneath the horizon
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7 to lead or extend downward
  • the road sinks abruptly after that curve
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8 to lose bodily strength or vigor
  • the old woman only sunk further after she was moved to the nursing home
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