ebb


ebb
ebb NOUN the movement of the tide out to sea.
VERB 1) (of tidewater) move away from the land; recede. 2) (often ebb away) (of an emotion or quality) gradually lessen or reduce.
at a low ebb — Cf. ↑at a low ebb
ORIGIN Old English.

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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