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What is another word for letting down?

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Present participle for to fail to fulfill the hopes or expectations of
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“You didn't let down your family, either. You said it yourself. You did what you felt was necessary to keep the peace.”
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Present participle for to bring down or cause to descend
“The signalman must quickly let down the flag and place it on the spot from where he took it.”
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Present participle for to deflate, such as by removing air from
“Sure, I'd let down the tires on his car at a convention last year, but it had just been a bit of fun.”
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(of clothing) Present participle for to lengthen by undoing and resewing a hem
“If it is not possible to let down the hem, a band of fur can be added to the bottom of the coat.”
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(of clothing) Present participle for to undo a hem, typically in order to resew and lengthen it
“Carefully seam rip the hem stitches from the hem to let down the hem for the extra length.”
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Present participle for to be unfaithful to one's regular spouse or partner
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Present participle for to deceive, disclose secrets or betray trust
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Present participle for to bend or hang downwards limply
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Present participle for to fail to meet someone as planned
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Present participle for to fluster or disturb the composure of
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Present participle for to relax or be at ease
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Present participle for to renounce or back out of a prior agreement, promise, stance or statement
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Present participle for to spend one's time in an aimless, idle way
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