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ebb
used in A Thousand Acres

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Definition
decline — typically gradually as with the height of the tide
  • We smiled at each other, another degree of ebb.
    p. 164.6
  • It was a natural will-less process, an ebbing that was more reassuring than anything else, since it seemed to mean that I could be satisfied as well as full of longing.
    p. 164.4

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