adv. & adj.
To or toward the earth.

earth′wards adv.


(ˈɜːθwədz) or


towards the earth
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It is somewhere under the ground," and he waved to the jungle all about them, pointing earthwards.
Upon my doing so there followed a moment of suspense only comparable to that which Madame Blanchard must have experienced when, in Paris, she was descending earthwards from a balloon.
So, if you are out and about in hill country, you may see ravens flying high and then plummeting very rapidly earthwards.
Pakistanis cheered as one of the 4 Indian fighters burst into flames and spiraled earthwards from the clear blue sky, trailing smoke.
But even this would be problematic, as chunks of nuked rock falling Earthwards could cause almost as much damage as the whole thing hitting us.
Somewhere down a parent's line, you said and looked earthwards at your toe caps pawing grey Midwestern gravel, somewhere down the line native blood pushes at your insides.
Most fun is River Rafting on a 600-metre track and plunging earthwards on the Loop Slides.
Heading earthwards at great speed is not recommended.
Multi-coloured tracer from the fighters' guns stitched wild patterns across the night sky and in seconds bombers were falling earthwards in flames.
These three subjects appear at peace with themselves, their square haloes set firmly behind their heads, dark drips flowing from their shoulders anchoring them firmly earthwards.
Mandy Hodkinson said: "Peregrines always provide a 'wow' factor - not only are they amazing to look at, they're the fastest birds on the planet and can reach speeds over 200 miles per hour during their stoop, when they dive earthwards for airborne prey.