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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: ?E?RESS

depress

depress
(a.) Having the middle lower than the border; concave.
(v. t.) To press down; to cause to sink; to let fall; to lower; as, to depress the muzzle of a gun; to depress the eyes.
(v. t.) To bring down or humble; to abase, as pride.
(v. t.) To cast a gloom upon; to sadden; as, his spirits were depressed.
(v. t.) To lessen the activity of; to make dull; embarrass, as trade, commerce, etc.
(v. t.) To lessen in price; to cause to decline in value; to cheapen; to depreciate.
(v. t.) To reduce (an equation) in a lower degree.

negress

negress
(n.) A black woman; a female negro.

peeress

peeress
(n.) The wife of a peer; a woman ennobled in her own right, or by right of marriage.

redress

redress
(n.) The act of redressing; a making right; reformation; correction; amendment.
(n.) A setting right, as of wrong, injury, or opression; as, the redress of grievances; hence, relief; remedy; reparation; indemnification.
(n.) One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser.
(v. t.) To dress again.
(v. t.) To put in order again; to set right; to emend; to revise.
(v. t.) To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.
(v. t.) To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon.

regress

regress
(n.) The act of passing back; passage back; return; retrogression. "The progress or regress of man".
(n.) The power or liberty of passing back.
(v. i.) To go back; to return to a former place or state.

repress

repress
(n.) The act of repressing.
(v. t.) To press again.
(v. t.) To press back or down effectually; to crush down or out; to quell; to subdue; to supress; as, to repress sedition or rebellion; to repress the first risings of discontent.
(v. t.) Hence, to check; to restrain; to keep back.

seeress

seeress
(n.) A female seer; a prophetess.