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let down


      vb   tr, mainly adv  
1    also prep   to lower  
2    to fail to fulfil the expectations of (a person); disappoint  
3    to undo, shorten, and resew (the hem) so as to lengthen (a dress, skirt, etc.)  
4    to untie (long hair that is bound up) and allow to fall loose  
5    to deflate  
to let down a tyre     
6    a disappointment  
7    the gliding descent of an aircraft in preparation for landing  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


anticlimax, bitter pill, blow, comedown     (informal)   disappointment, disgruntlement, disillusionment, frustration, setback, washout     (informal)   whammy     (informal, chiefly U.S.)  

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let down, Leto, let on, lie down

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