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Synonyms for lowering
ˈlaʊ ər ɪŋ, ˈlaʊər ɪŋlow·er·ing

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  1. lowering

    Synonyms:
    dark, threatening, gloomy, murky, lurid, overcast

Princeton's WordNet

  1. loweringnoun

    the act of causing to become less

    Synonyms:
    letting down

    Antonyms:
    clear

  2. lowering, letting downadjective

    the act of causing something to move to a lower level

    Synonyms:
    letting down

    Antonyms:
    clear

  3. heavy, lowering, sullen, threateningadjective

    darkened by clouds

    "a heavy sky"

    Synonyms:
    ominous, laboured, sullen, laborious, overweight, toilsome, intemperate, forbidding, with child(p), sound, dark, wakeless, dense, grueling, dour, heavy(p), threatening, grave, cloggy, heavy(a), large(p), baleful, clayey, enceinte, minatory, menacing, grievous, glowering, fleshy, sour, weighed down, hard, weighty, impenetrable, gruelling, expectant, lumbering, ponderous, backbreaking, sonorous, great(p), profound, operose, saturnine, heavy, arduous, big(a), labored, moody, morose, punishing, glum, gravid, big(p), minacious, leaden, sinister

    Antonyms:
    clear

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. loweringadjective

    Synonyms:
    cloudy, clouded, overcast, lurid, murky

  2. loweringnoun

    Synonyms:
    depression, diminution, reduction

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. loweringadjective

    Synonyms:
    threatening, dark, sullen

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How to use lowering in a sentence?

  1. Stewart Williams:

    In the past year we have seen a significant lowering of production costs in the U.S., which has resulted in only 190,000 bpd being cash negative at a Brent price of $35.

  2. Doug Williamson:

    An analogy to this would be cholesterol-lowering drugs and heart disease.

  3. David Spiegel:

    Lowering those two meant an average cost savings of approximately $338.

  4. Luke Laffin:

    The first is that it is a genetically determined marker of cardiovascular risk that cannot be significantly modified with lifestyle changes, the second is that we do not have easily accessible or tolerable therapies to lower Lp(a) levels. The third reason is that medications that lower Lp(a) levels also lower LDL levels, so it has proven difficult to attribute clinically important effects — like a reduction in heart disease and strokes — to Lp(a) lowering alone.

  5. Michael Hirt:

    Alcoholic beverages do a double whammy on your sex life by lowering your testosterone and your sexual functioning.


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