fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"; "The news of the executions horrified us"
a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event
a clock that wakes a sleeper at some preset time
an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger
fear resulting from the awareness of danger
warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness; "The empty house alarmed him"; "We alerted the new neighbors to the high rate of burglaries"
(American football) a complete play to advance the football; "you have four downs to gain ten yards"
improve or perfect by pruning or polishing;
soft fine feathers
bring down or defeat (an opponent)
fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)
eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"
(usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil
drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work"
English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896)
filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by th