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ebb
used in The Fountainhead

4 uses
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Definition
decline — typically gradually as with the height of the tide
  • Something ebbed from his stunned admiration.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (87% in)
  • The ebbing motion of light flowed in controlled discipline, like the sentences of a speech giving voice to the changing facets of the walls.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (99% in)
  • She felt slack and empty, losing her identity in a painless ebb, content to vanish and let nothing remain defined save that particular earth in the window.
    3.5 — Part 3 Chapter 5 (60% in)
  • Wynand's eyes seemed whiter than usual, as if the blue had ebbed from the iris, two white ovals, luminous on his face.
    4.3 — Part 4 Chapter 3 (48% in)

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