To cast down

Related to To cast down: cast aside, cast forth
to throw down; to destroy; to deject or depress, as the mind.

See also: Cast

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Another gesture from him, subtler, from behind his shades, and the others of his party likewise picked up dirt to cast down onto the coffin once lowered.
"We are going to cast down there and shoot down there as much as we can.
Suffice it to say that it brings about one of those reading moments that cause one to cast down a book with an exclamation of horror, and then to snatch it up again to find out what happens next.
In her, God was going to cast down the proud and lift up the lowly, just as Mary promised in her gospel song.