Down and Upwards


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Down adverb – Spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position.
Usage example: don't fall down

Upwards is an antonym for down in up topic.
Nearby Word: downed
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Upwards adverb – Spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.
Down is an antonym for upwards.
Nearby Words: upward, upwardly
Antonyms for Upwards
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  • Unfortunately, she instead causess him to fall down, and her skirt to billow upwards.
  • Descending Ceiling Some dungeons in The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion contain an interesting subversion (As well as an inversion); instead of the ceiling coming down, the floor rockets upwards.
  • He twirls it upwards, and it promptly chops down every single tree around him, causing them to fall down on him and crush him flat.
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