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lowering

[ lou-er-ing, louuhr-ing ]
/ ˈlaʊ ər ɪŋ, ˈlaʊər ɪŋ /
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adjective
dark and threatening, as the sky, clouds, or weather; overcast; gloomy: lowering skies.
frowning or sullen, as the face or gaze; scowling; angry.
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Origin of lowering

First recorded in 1300–50, lowering is from the Middle English word louring.See lower2, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM lowering

low·er·ing·ly, adverb
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