THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS HARDLY A DODDLE!
Words nearby downwards
Example sentences from the Web for downwards
On this occasion my head was in a more backward, downwards position and the water was poured on for a longer time.
This scroll was signed with a stamp of cherubim's wings, not spread, but hanging downwards; and by them a cross.Ideal Commonwealths|Various
But the presence of the nail disturbs their parallelism and squeezes them downwards on both sides of the finger.Finger Prints|Francis Galton
A tuning-fork of the same note as the pipe is struck and held over it so that the prongs vibrate upwards and downwards.How it Works|Archibald Williams
The next step onward—or downwards, we should say—was to become the leader of a gang of dacoits.Among the Wild Tribes of the Afghan Frontier|T. L. Pennell
The meaning of these words seems to be quite plain, though commentators have worried themselves over them from Servius downwards.The Religious Experience of the Roman People|W. Warde Fowler