an instrumental version of the blues (especially for piano)
cause to drop or sink; "The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir"
lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"
lower (prices or markets); "The glut of oil depressed gas prices"
lessen the activity or force of; "The rising inflation depressed the economy"
press down; "Depress the space key"
a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents
flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)
(cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away; "Before he could duck, another stone struck him"
submerge or plunge suddenly
dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"
small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
take in food; used of animals only; "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?"
worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way; "What's eating you?"
cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid; "The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink"
use up (resources or materials);
eat a meal; take a meal; "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"
take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"
supporting yourself on your knees
rest one's weight on one's knees; "In church you have to kneel during parts of the service"
make unhappy; "The news of her death saddened me"
come to feel sad
believe or accept without questioning or challenge; "Am I supposed to swallow that story?"
tolerate or accommodate oneself to; "I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions"; "I swallowed the insult"; "She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies"
keep from expressing; "I swallowed my anger and kept quiet"
take back what one has said; "He swallowed his words"
utter indistinctly; "She swallowed the last words of her speech"
the act of swallowing; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
engulf and destroy; "The Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries"
small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations
pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking; "Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!"