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ebb
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
decline — typically gradually as with the height of the tide
  • One day I had come to my studies in lower spirits than usual; the ebb was occasioned by a poignantly felt disappointment.
    Chapter 34 (51% in)
  • His changes of mood did not offend me, because I saw that I had nothing to do with their alternation; the ebb and flow depended on causes quite disconnected with me.
    Chapter 14 (3% in)

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