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sink

Part of speech: Verb

To fall or go downward; fall to the bottom; decline gradually; enter deeply; as, to sink into the mind.

Part of speech: Verb

To cause to go to the bottom; as, to sink ships; make by digging downward; as, to sink a well; place in the excavation made.

Part of speech: Noun

A drain to carry off dirty or superfluous water; in geology, any slight depression of the land, especially one that has no water outlet, or an underground one.

Part of speech: Past tense

Sank, sunk.

Part of speech: Participle

Sunk.

Part of speech: Participle

Sinking.

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