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Meaning of CAST DOWN

Pronunciation:  câst dawn

 
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 Definition: 
[v]  lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"
 
 Synonyms: deject, demoralise, demoralize, depress, dismay, dispirit, get down
 
 Antonyms: elate, intoxicate, lift up, pick up, uplift
 
 See Also: chill, discourage

 

 

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