sink

Part of speech: noun

SINKER.

Part of speech: verb

To submerge, as in water.

Part of speech: verb

To dig downward, as a well; cause to descend.

Part of speech: verb

To debase or degrade; diminish; depress; suppress.

Part of speech: verb

To descend by force of gravity, as through a fluid; fall; fail; set; decline; cower; droop; shrink.

Part of speech: noun

A basin connected with a drain, for waste water, etc.; a cesspool.

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Usage examples "sink":

  1. But it was what they could rise to, not what they could sink to, that made them great. - "Misalliance", George Bernard Shaw.
  2. Can you sink anything with her?" - "The World Peril of 1910", George Griffith.
  3. And always it had been to learn that she had been mistaken; always it had been to feel the heart sink just a little lower than before. - "The Cow Puncher", Robert J. C. Stead.