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(形容词) 
Definition
being below one or more other things
the lower ranks of council officers
同义词
subordinate
Sixty of his subordinate officers followed his example.
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smaller
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junior
a junior minister attached to the prime minister's office
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minor
She is known for a number of minor roles in films.
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secondary
Refugee problems remained of secondary importance.
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lesser
He was feared by other, lesser, men.
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low-level
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inferior
the inferior status of women in many societies
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second-class
Too many airlines treat our children as second-class citizens.
(形容词) 
Definition
reduced in amount or value
You may get it at a slightly lower price.
同义词
reduced
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diminished
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decreased
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lessened
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curtailed
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pared down
反义词
higher
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increased
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enlarged
(动词) 
Definition
to cause or allow to move down
They lowered the boat into the water.
同义词
drop
Temperatures can drop to freezing at night.
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sink
Far off to the west the sun was sinking.
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depress
The stronger currency depressed sales.
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let down
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submerge
Just as I shot at it, the crocodile submerged again.
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take down
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let fall
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make lower
反义词
(动词) 
Definition
to lessen or become less
The new measures will lower the risk.
同义词
lessen
Keep immunisations up to date to lessen the risk of serious illness.
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cut
The first priority is to cut costs.
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reduce
Consumption is being reduced by 25 per cent.
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moderate
The crisis has moderated somewhat.
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diminish
Federalism is intended to diminish the power of the central state.
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slash
Everyone agrees that subsidies have to be slashed.
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decrease
The medication is said to decrease the risk of heart attack.
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minimize
You can minimize these problems with sensible planning.
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curtail
NATO plans to curtail the number of troops being sent to the region.
The celebrations had to be curtailed because of bad weather.
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abate
a government programme to abate greenhouse gas emissions
反义词
(动词) 
Definition
to behave in a way that damages one's respect
Don't lower yourself. Don't be the way they are.
同义词
demean
All this talk of money just demeans us.
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humble
the little car company that humbled the industry giants
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disgrace
These soldiers have disgraced their regiment.
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humiliate
His teacher continually humiliates him in maths lessons.
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degrade
No-one should feel degraded at their place of work.
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devalue
They attempted to devalue her work.
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belittle
We mustn't belittle her outstanding achievement.
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debase
I won't debase myself by answering that question.
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abase
He made his courtiers abase themselves before him.
(动词) 
Definition
to make quieter or reduce the pitch of
He moved closer, lowering his voice.
同义词
quieten
She tried to quieten her breathing.
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soften
He could not think how to soften the blow of what he had to tell her.
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hush
She tried to hush her noisy father.
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tone down
(动词) 
Definition
(of the sky or weather) to be overcast and menacing
a photo of the sea and lowering clouds
同义词
darken
Nothing was going to darken his mood today.
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threaten
If you threaten me verbally or physically, then you will be prosecuted.
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loom
the bleak mountains that loomed out of the blackness
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menace
She is being menaced by her boss.
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blacken
He watched the blackening clouds move in.
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be brewing
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cloud up or over
(动词) 
When I came out, he was leaning against the wall, lowering at me.
同义词
glower
He glowered at me but said nothing.
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glare
He glared and muttered something.
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frown
He frowned at her anxiously.
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scowl
She scowled at the two men as they entered the room.
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look sullen
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look daggers
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give a dirty look

其他同义词

in the sense of abase
He made his courtiers abase themselves before him.
同义词
in the sense of abate
Definition
to make or become less strong
a government programme to abate greenhouse gas emissions
in the sense of belittle
Definition
to treat (something or someone) as having little value or importance
We mustn't belittle her outstanding achievement.

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