What are the antonyms for DOWNBEAT?
- encouraging, rosy, heartening, fair, propitious, auspicious, golden, optimistic, hopeful, likely, upbeat, rose-colored, bright, roseate, promising.
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Usage Examples for DOWNBEAT
- For the moment forgetful even of her father Genevieve clasped her gloved hands and gazed upwards over the heads of the rushing multitude at a vision of swampy lagoons of palm clumps and tangled jungles of towering cliffs and hot sand beaches all aglare with the fierce downbeat of the tropical sun - "Out of the Primitive" by Robert Ames Bennet
- The substitution of English Turkish Egyptian or Russian cigarettes for good old Camels or Luckies the impossibility of buying a bottle of cocacola at any price the disappearance of the solacing wad of chewinggum the pulsing downbeat of a hot band these were the first things whose loss was noticed - "Greener Than You Think" by Ward Moore
- I kept trying to warn traders I knew both on and off the exchanges but nobody wanted to hear downbeat speculation from some Cassandra - "The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover