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depresses (verb)

decreases, debases, lowers, attenuates, sinks.

Examples of usage:

It produces paralysis of motion and sensation, depresses the heart's action, and causes death by paralysis of respiration. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.

For all that is given by the Christian religion to the human soul, all that is beneficent, consoling, and edifying, just as much as all that depresses and crushes, emanates from that faith and not from the objects of that faith. - "Human, All-Too-Human, Part II", Friedrich Nietzsche.

The lowered temperature of cold foods depresses the activity of the acid glands, as also does the fats of the cream, while protein food substances such as white of egg, cheese, and lean meat, help by combining with the excess of acid present in the stomach. - "The Mother and Her Child", William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler.

Similar words:

tongue depressor, depressing, depressive, depression, the depression, reactive depression, natural depression, dysthymic depression, the great depression, deprecate.

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