Ted Kennedy,” the aide continued, lowering his voice to a whisper for the punch line, “dead.
You get hours of leisure while the tots are sleeping, lowering the leisure cost--but you probably can't leave the house.
Under a lowering sky, the entourage crowds into two Hertz station wagons for the sixty mile drive to Las Cruces.
In order to avoid a snooze-fest, there has to be more drama than the raising or lowering of a hemline.
In a new video, the Kentucky Republican brags about lowering the boom on sexual harasser Bob Packwood.
For one thing, the sun was lowering, and the evening wind was icy.
Not a moment was wasted in bringing the two ladies from the cabin, and in lowering them into her.
Do you know what the controls were on the Presidential automobile for raising or lowering the President's seat?
Peet gazed after him with lowering brow; then turned and went to his work.
It was a debasing, lowering occurrence, and he felt sure that it could hardly have taken place in his servants' hall.
c.1600, "to descend, sink," from lower (adj.), from Middle English lahghere (c.1200), comparative of low (adj.). Transitive meaning "to let down, to cause to descend" attested from 1650s. Related: Lowered; lowering. In the sense "to cause to descend" the simple verb low (Middle English lahghenn, c.1200) was in use into the 18c.
"to look dark and threatening," also lour, Middle English louren, luren "to frown" (early 13c.), "to lurk" (mid-15c.), from Old English *luran or from its cognates, Middle Low German luren, Middle Dutch loeren "lie in wait." Form perhaps assimilated to lower (1). Related: Lowered; lowering.
c.1200, lahre, comparative of lah (see low (adj.)).
Being an earlier division of the geological or archaeological period named. Compare upper.