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depress
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 7
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To press down; to cause to sink; to let fall; to lower; as, to depress the muzzle of a gun; to depress the eyes.
2. To bring down or humble; to abase, as pride.
3. To cast a gloom upon; to sadden; as, his spirits were depressed.
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