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downcast

Geology another word for downthrow

downcast

[′dau̇n‚kast]
(mining engineering)
Intake shaft for air in a mine.
References in classic literature ?
The women involuntarily drew in their breath, and the whole gang sat with downcast, dejected faces.
At that unexpected trick, Geppetto became very sad and downcast, more so than he had ever been before.
Everything in the expression, the flushed cheeks and the downcast eyes of Varenka betrayed a painful suspense.