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Synonyms for sink

Synonyms for sink

to fall or drift down to the bottom

to go beneath the surface or to the bottom of a liquid

to go from a more erect posture to a less erect posture

to slope downward

to become lower in quality, character, or condition

to bring oneself down to a lower level of behavior

to undergo moral deterioration

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to undergo a sharp, rapid descent in value or price

to cause to penetrate with force

sink in: to come as a realization

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an area sunk below its surroundings

a place known for its great filth or corruption

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plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe

(technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system

a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof

a covered cistern

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fall or descend to a lower place or level

cause to sink

pass into a specified state or condition

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descend into or as if into some soft substance or place

appear to move downward

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fall heavily or suddenly

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fall or sink heavily

embed deeply

References in classic literature ?
Having closed the door, to prevent being overheard, he sank into a chair, and said, in a low voice--
Undressing, and quivering like an overdriven horse, he lay down on the sofa, drew his greatcoat over him, and at once sank into oblivion.
Half an hour had not passed when the same symptoms began to appear; but as I had only drunk half a glass of the water, I contended longer, and instead of falling entirely asleep, I sank into a state of drowsiness which left me a perception of what was passing around me, while depriving me of the strength either to defend myself or to fly.
The more conscious I was of goodness and of all that was "sublime and beautiful," the more deeply I sank into my mire and the more ready I was to sink in it altogether.
They then retired within the walls, and first offering up their thanksgivings for past mercies, and petitioning for a continuance of the Divine favor throughout the coming night, they laid their tender forms on the fragrant couch, and in spite of recollections and forebodings, soon sank into those slumbers which nature so imperiously demanded, and which were sweetened by hopes for the morrow.