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Definition 1: look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval - [verb of body]

Synonyms for lour in the sense of this definition

(lour is a kind of ...) contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state

"He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do"

(... is a kind of lour ) frown with displeasure

Definition 2: make lower or quieter - [verb of change]

Samples where lour or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • turn down the volume of a radio

Synonyms for lour in the sense of this definition

(lour is a kind of ...) make smaller

"He decreased his staff"

Definition 3: set lower - [verb of change]

Samples where lour or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • lower a rating
  • lower expectations

Synonyms for lour in the sense of this definition

(lour is a kind of ...) lower the value or quality of

"The tear devalues the painting"

(... is a kind of lour ) lower the rated electrical capability of electrical apparatus

(... is a kind of lour ) make subordinate, dependent, or subservient

"Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler"

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