A Word A Day : Ebb

Word of 27th May 2007: A Word A Day-Ebb


( Verb )

After the accident in which he lost his left-arm, his fortunes began to ebb.








Contextual Examples:

High morals of the olden days are on the wane due to greater emphasis on material aspects in modern life.

There is a decline in the real balanced values among the youth.

The patient has been decaying fast since he developed symptoms of cancer.






Contextual Examples:

There is an increased flow of water in this canal owing to recent rains.

He increased his speed to overtake the bus.

A number of criminal rackets abound in all metropolitan cities.

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