#308. Depression. -- N. lowering &c. v.; depression; dip &c. (concavity) 252; abasement; detrusion[obs]; reduction.
overthrow, overset[obs], overturn; upset; prostration, subversion, precipitation.
bow; courtesy, curtsy; genuflexion[obs], genuflection, kowtow, obeisance, salaam.
V. depress, lower, let down, take down, let down a peg, take down a peg; cast; let drop, let fall; sink, debase, bring low, abase, reduce, detrude[obs], pitch, precipitate.
overthrow, overturn, overset[obs]; upset, subvert, prostate, level, fell; cast down, take down, throw down, fling down, dash down, pull down, cut down, knock down, hew down; raze, raze to the ground, rase to the ground[obs]; trample in the dust, pull about one's ears.
sit, sit down; couch, squat, crouch, stoop, bend, bow; courtesy, curtsy; bob, duck, dip, kneel; bend the knee, bow the knee, bend the head, bow the head; cower; recline &c. (be horizontal) 213.
Adj. depressed &c. v.; at a low ebb; prostrate &c. (horizontal) 213; detrusive[obs].
Phr. facinus quos inquinat aequat [Lat][Lucan].