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downcast

Geology another word for downthrow

downcast

[′dau̇n‚kast]
(mining engineering)
Intake shaft for air in a mine.
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I do not understand it," said Don Quixote; but one of the guards said to him, "Sir, to sing under suffering means with the non sancta fraternity to confess under torture; they put this sinner to the torture and he confessed his crime, which was being a cuatrero, that is a cattle-stealer, and on his confession they sentenced him to six years in the galleys, besides two bundred lashes that he has already had on the back; and he is always dejected and downcast because the other thieves that were left behind and that march here ill-treat, and snub, and jeer, and despise him for confessing and not having spirit enough to say nay; for, say they, 'nay' has no more letters in it than
Confined by blindness, poverty and pain, he sits downcast, caressing his guitar.
The publication noticed Hadid was looking "sad and downcast," when she arrived back in Los Angeles on Friday following a trip to the Bahamas.
DOWNCAST Roger Charlton yesterday pinned his hopes on "a dry Thursday, Friday and Saturday" as punters again cold-shouldered Time Test for Saturday's Coral-Eclipse Stakes.
If your MP seems a little downcast as she trudges back to Ottawa for the return of the House Monday, show a little sympathy.
Nathaniel |Clyne celebrates as the Villa players - including Gabby Agbonlahor - look downcast.
Looking pale and downcast, Nigella spent half an hour being shown around the exclusive property with her sister Horatia, 17-year-old son and 19-year-old daughter.
After losing to his former club a visibly downcast Millward said: "I think some players are a little bit disappointed with other players' inability to stay consistent.
Down: 1 Gaslight, 2 Ski, 3 Scour, 4 Masonry, 5 Idea, 6 Toll, 7 Meal, 11 Tape, 12 Magi, 13 Downcast, 15 Eyesore, 18 Evade, 19 Acme, 20 Plea, 21 Emir, 24 Lea.
the crime sorta lost momentum and the downcast terrorist shuffled out.