Downbear
Downbear Down"bear`, v. t. To bear down; to depress. [1913 Webster]

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  • downbear — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: Middle English dounberen, from doun down + beren to bear, carry more at down, bear archaic : to bear down : depress : press upon …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear down — Synonyms and related words: beat down, bring low, buckle down, couch, crush, debase, defeat, depress, detrude, do double duty, downbear, elucubrate, endeavor, get cracking, get cutting, go all out, haul down, hit the ball, hop to it, hotfoot,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • couch — Synonyms and related words: analysis, bear down, bed, bed down, bedstead, bring low, bunk, burrow, cave, conceive, couch in terms, covert, crawl, creep, crouch, curl up, debase, den, depress, depth interview, depth psychology, detrude, divan,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • debase — Synonyms and related words: abase, abash, abuse, adulterate, alloy, bastardize, bear down, befoul, belittle, bring down, bring into discredit, bring low, bring shame upon, brutalize, bump, bust, canker, cast down, cast reproach upon, cheapen,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • depress — Synonyms and related words: abridge, bear down, beat down, bring down, bring low, burden, cast down, cheapen, compress, couch, countersink, curtail, cut, cut back, cut down, damp, dampen, dampen the spirits, darken, dash, debase, debilitate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • indent — Synonyms and related words: Vandyke, address, adopt, adoption, alveolation, alveolus, application, apply for, appropriate, appropriation, arrangement, arrogate, arrogation, ask, ask for, asking, assume, assumption, bear down, beck, beck and call …   Moby Thesaurus

  • let down — Synonyms and related words: abate, apostatize, arrest, backpedal, backwater, baffle, baffled, balk, balked, bamboozle, bate, bear down, beguile, betray, betrayed, bilk, bilked, blasted, blighted, bluff, bolt, brake, break away, bring low, cajole …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lour — Synonyms and related words: abase, abash, abated, ablated, abridge, apprehend, approach, attenuated, await, bated, be imminent, be in store, bear down, beat down, belittled, bludgeon, bode, bore, break, brew, bring down, bring low, bulldoze, bump …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lower — Synonyms and related words: abase, abash, abated, ablated, abridge, apprehend, approach, attenuated, await, bated, be imminent, be in store, bear down, beat down, belittle, belittled, bludgeon, bode, bore, break, brew, bring down, bring low,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pull down — Synonyms and related words: accept, acquire, admit, annihilate, assume, bag, be paid, be remunerated, be salaried, be seized of, bear down, beat down, blow down, blow over, bowl down, bowl over, break down, bring down, bring low, bulldog,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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