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Definition of Lowering


  1. of Lower
  2. of Lower
  3. Dark and threatening; gloomy; sullen; as, lowering clouds or sky.

Lowering Quotations

You've got to quit lowering your standards. Set your requirements up front so when a guy hooks you, he has to know this is business.
Steve Harvey

The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals. And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem but by lowering their neighbors.
William Hazlitt

The world will try to make you think that being good is outdated and old-fashioned and that popularity comes from breaking the rules and lowering your standards. Don't buy into that way of thinking. As you watch TV or read magazines, you might be made to feel abnormal when, really, you are the one who has it figured out.
Margaret D. Nadauld

The people you see in Nigeria today have always lived as neighbors in the same space for as long as we can remember. So it's a matter of settling down, lowering the rhetoric, the level of hostility in the rhetoric is too high.
Chinua Achebe

A balanced program for tax reform based upon the common sense idea of lowering taxes out of surplus revenues.
Andrew Mellon
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Lowering Translations

lowering in French is baissant
lowering in German is senkend, senkende
lowering in Spanish is amenazador
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