Perhaps this accounts for the ebb and flow of her popularity.
“It took months for this initial trauma to ebb, years for my psyche to regain its equilibrium,” Sullivan writes.
Analyzing the ebb and flow of the race, Howie said Weiland has positive momentum but Rounds is collapsing.
ebb and flow, checks and balances, the center would hold, et cetera.
Treat mental health disorders and seemingly random violence will ebb too, the theory goes.
Three or four days afterwards Columbine dropped down stream on the ebb.
That ever that noble passion, lust, should ebb to this degree.
He saw the poor man no more; the body was found, a fortnight after, at the ebb, on the Ploc-ard side of the head of Loch Ewe.
The movement of the vessel slackened, the tide was beginning to ebb.
The blood mounted to her face, to ebb again upon the instant, leaving it paler than it had been.
Old English ebba "ebb, low tide," perhaps from Proto-Germanic *abjon (cf. Old Frisian ebba, Old Saxon ebbiunga, Middle Dutch ebbe, Dutch eb, German Ebbe), from *ab-, from PIE root *apo- "off, away" (see apo-). Figurative sense of "decline, decay" is c.1400.
Old English ebbian, from the root of ebb (n.). Related: Ebbed; ebbing.