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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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The women involuntarily drew in their breath, and the whole gang sat with downcast, dejected faces.
So, I walked a little further with Biddy, looking silently at her downcast eyes.
"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
The 36-year-old TV starlooked downcast as she walked along a tree-lined route on Friday while wearing a casual sweatshirt, jeans and trainers.
Esther recounted, Sarah wrote a reminder to Elaiza that read, 'Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me?
Rock-bottom North End go into a Lancashire derby against Wigan at Deepdale with boss Neil (left) far from downcast.
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.
Nathaniel |Clyne celebrates as the Villa players - including Gabby Agbonlahor - look downcast. Right, Gabby after his goal
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.