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ebb
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
decline — typically gradually as with the height of the tide
  • "Medical knowledge is at a low ebb among us," said Mr. Bulstrode, who spoke in a subdued tone, and had rather a sickly air.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (76% in)
  • I am at a low ebb with pupils.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (21% in)
  • But many things have told against me in my practice, and it really just now has ebbed to a low point.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (59% in)

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