To sink slowly
To be unwilling to accept, consider, or receive:dismiss, refuse, reject, spurn, turn down. (Slang) nix. Idiom: turn thumbs down on. See accept
To slope downward:descend, dip, drop, fall, pitch, sink. See rise
To become lower in quality, character, or condition:atrophy, degenerate, descend, deteriorate, retrograde, sink, worsen. Idioms: go bad, go to pot, go to seed , go to the dogs. See better
To lose strength or power:degenerate, deteriorate, fade, fail, flag2, languish, sink, wane, waste (away), weaken. (Informal) fizzle (out). Idioms: go downhill, hit the skids. See increase, strong
Descent to a lower level or condition:atrophy, decadence, declension, declination, degeneracy, degeneration, deterioration. See better
A marked loss of strength or effectiveness:declination, deterioration, failure. See increase
A usually swift downward trend, as in prices:descent, dip, dive, downslide, downswing, downtrend, downturn, drop, drop-off, fall, nosedive, plunge, skid, slide, slump, tumble. See increase
A downward slope or distance:declivity, descent, drop, fall, pitch. See rise
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