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English verb: lour

1. lour (change) set lower

SamplesLower a rating.
Lower expectations.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)devalue

Narrower (hyponym)derate, subdue, subordinate

2. lour (change) make lower or quieter

SamplesTurn down the volume of a radio.

Synonymslower, turn down

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)decrease, lessen, minify

3. lour (body) look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval

Synonymsfrown, glower, lower

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)grimace, make a face, pull a face

Narrower (hyponym)scowl

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