drag down

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Synonyms for drag down

exert a force with a heavy weight

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Each branch ends in a set of strong jaws, which have been known to drag down and devour large and formidable beasts of prey.
Numa, the lion, growled futilely in baffled rage as he slipped back to the ground at the foot of the wall after his unsuccessful attempt to drag down the fleeing ape-man.
Both Samsung and SK Hynix intend to postpone their capacity expansion plans, as lower demand will drag down flash memory prices through the first half of 2019, according to DigiTimes, citing industry sources.
Exports drag down manufacturing figures GROWTH among smaller and medium-sized (SME) manufacturers remained positive in the three months to July, but exports dragged down overall performance, according the latest CBI SME Trends Survey.
Global Banking News-January 31, 2013--Fall in investment banking fees drag down Nomura profits(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk