cast down


verb

(tr, adverb) to make (a person) discouraged or dejected

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Idioms and Phrases with cast down

cast down

1

Throw down, hurl to the ground, as in She cast down her coat on the grass. [Late 1400s]

2

Bend down, lower, as in He cast down his eyes. [Late 1300s]

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