A marked, often sudden, decline in status, rank, or importance:
(Informal) A heavy, rash investment or speculation
A reducing or being reduced
The vertical distance from a higher to a lower level:
The tangent of the angle of inclination of a line, or the slope of the tangent line for a curve or surface.
The action of the verb to fall.
The act of descending
The act or process of sinking.
The act or process of degrading.
An act of tumbling; a fall.
Degree of increase in size, weight, power, etc.
The act or condition of drooping.
(Running) The number of steps per minute.
The cause of such a fall
A moral fall:
The act by which something subsides.
An oblique variation from some definite direction
(Gym.) The act of lowering oneself between parallel bars by bending the arms until the chin reaches the bar level, and then raising oneself by straightening the arms
The quantity of such water falling in a specific area within a specific period.
A thing extracted; extract
Parentage; birth; lineage
Lineage is defined as the descendants of a common ancestor.
Advance is defined as a movement forward or an improvement.
An aggressive entrance into foreign territory; a raid or invasion.
A violent physical attack, as with blows.
The definition of a grade is a way of rating the quality, worth, rank or order of things or how well someone performed.
A deviation or the degree of deviation from the horizontal or vertical; a slant:
A way in which two or more people behave and are involved with each other
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
Birth is defined as a baby emerging from a mother's womb or the start of something.
The definition of breeding means the producing or raising of young.
A usually straight extension of one side of an oval racetrack, used to start certain longer races so that the finish line can be kept on a straightaway in front of the stands or clubhouse.
The act of one who dismounts.
The definition of a foray is a sudden short attack or move into enemy territory, or is an effort to branch out and try something new.
The average period (about thirty years) between the birth of one generation and that of the next
That which passes, flows, or is sent out; the whole quantity sent forth or emitted at one time; as, an issue of bank notes; the daily issue of a newspaper.
A violent, intense attack
The social quality of your class in society.
Descent; lineage; ancestry
An attempt, as by a business concern, to lure employees from a competitor
The definition of an improvement is an increase in value, condition or quality.
(Computers) A software program that provides added enhancements over an earlier version.
An increasing or becoming increased
An elevating or being elevated
In Christianity, the bodily rising of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection.
The spilling of blood; murder
By extension, the predecessors of a particular item or product.
The study or investigation of ancestry and family histories.
(Informal) Glib or insincere talk, usually intended to deceive or impress:
Seeds considered as a group:
A decline to a lower status or level.
Any of several breeds of sheep having short wool, originally bred in the Downs of southern England.
A downward slope, esp. in a road
An exaggerated fall, especially by a hockey player, intended to draw a penalty against an opponent.
A downward course; a decline:
The downward part of a swing, as of a golf club
A downward trend, esp. a financial one
A downward trend, as in business activity
A noticeable decrease:
(Economics) A rapid fall in price or value.
A sliding wedge or drag used to check the motion of a vehicle by pressure against a wheel
A small glass plate for mounting specimens to be examined under a microscope.
A relative or family member:
precede (plural precedes) Brief editorial preface (usually to an article or essay)
the descendants of one individual
the descendants of one individual
A falling off or away; decline; deterioration
A downward slope.
The state or fact of being a son or daughter; relation of a child to its parent
An abrupt, often ludicrous change from the lofty to the ordinary or trivial in writing or speech; unintentional anticlimax
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