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  1. ebb
    IPA[eb]
  2. noun

    verb

  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: ebb, 3rd person present: ebbs, gerund or present participle: ebbing, past tense: ebbed, past participle: ebbed

    • noun

      the movement of the tide out to sea:
    • verb

      (of tidewater) move away from the land; recede:

      (of an emotion or quality) gradually decrease:

    • a recurrent or rhythmical pattern of coming and going or decline and regrowth
    • a recurrent pattern of coming and going or decline and regrowth
    • in a poor state
    • in a weakened or depressed state
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