Depress

Antonyms of DEPRESS

Examples of usage:

  1. But the scenery would depress the most buoyant spirits. "London to Ladysmith via Pretoria" by Winston Spencer Churchill
  2. The carronades were now fired, and a flight of rockets sent the horsemen galloping out of the way, while the gunners scampered off or threw themselves on the ground; a second flight of rockets and another dose of canister kept them from returning till the brig had neared the cliffs; so close indeed was she that her mainyard almost touched them, while the enemy, who by this time had returned, could not sufficiently depress their guns to send a shot down on her decks, neither did the riflemen approach sufficiently near the edge to fire into her; probably having a wholesome dread of the rockets or bullets which might be sent in return from the daring little vessel. "The Three Lieutenants" by W.H.G. Kingston
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