downwards

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down +‎ -wards

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downwards (not comparable)

  1. Towards a lower place; towards what is below.
    Gravity pulls everything downwards.
  2. Towards something which is lower in order, smaller, inferior, etc.
    After the rise in oil prices, the economy headed downwards.

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