Friday, 13 January 2017



1. used to indicate movement from a higher to a lower position
2. at a lower or further level or position on, in, or along
3. downwards; at or to a lower level or position
4. (particle) used with many verbs when the result of the verb's action is to lower or destroy its object
5. (particle) used with several verbs to indicate intensity or completion
6. immediately
7. on paper
8. arranged; scheduled
9. in a helpless position
a. away from a more important place
b. away from a more northerly place
c. (of a member of some British universities) away from the university; on vacation
d. in a particular part of a country
11. nautical (of a helm) having the rudder to windward
12. reduced to a state of lack or want
13. lacking a specified amount
14. lower in price
15. including all intermediate terms, grades, people, etc.
16. from an earlier to a later time
17. to a finer or more concentrated state
18. sport being a specified number of points, goals, etc. behind another competitor, team, etc.
19. (of a person) being inactive, owing to illness
20. (functioning as imperative) (to dogs)
21. (postpositive) depressed or miserable
22. (prenominal) of or relating to a train or trains from a more important place or one regarded as higher
23. (postpositive) (of a device, machine, etc., especially a computer) temporarily out of action
24. made in cash
25. (trans.) to knock, push, or pull down
26. (intr.) to go or come down
27. (trans.) informal to drink, especially quickly
28. (trans.) to bring (someone) down, especially by tackling
29. American football one of a maximum of four consecutive attempts by one team to advance the ball a total of at least ten yards
30. a descent; downward movement
31. a lowering or a poor period

1. the soft fine feathers with free barbs that cover the body of a bird and prevent loss of heat. In the adult they lie beneath and between the contour feathers
2. another name for eiderdown
3. botany a fine coating of soft hairs, as on certain leaves, fruits, and seeds
4. any growth or coating of soft fine hair, such as that on the human face

1. archaic a hill, especially a sand dune

In this equilibrium
Exercise that is life
Down is dictated by gravity
We would fly away
Untethered angels

Giddy balloons

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