DEPRESS, lower; let -, take- -down, - down a peg [colloq.]; cast; let drop, let fall; sink, debase, bring low, abase, reduce, detrude, pitch, precipitate.
OVERTHROW, overturn, overset; upset, subvert, prostrate, level, fell; down [archaic or colloq.], cast down, take down, throw down, fling down, dash down, pull down, cut down, knock down, hew down; raze, raze to the ground; trample in the dust, pull about ones ears; come off -, pull off- ones high horse [slang]; come off -, get off- ones perch [slang].
SIT, sit down, couch, squat; recline [See Horizontality].
CROUCH, stoop, bend, cower.
BOW; curtsy or curtsey, genuflect, kotow [Chinese], duck, bob, dip, kneel; bend -, bow- the -head, - knee; incline, make obeisance, salaam or salam, prostrate oneself, bow down.
DEPRESSED &c. v.; at a low ebb; prostrate (horizontal) [See Horizontality]; detrusive.