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.
Most fun is River Rafting on a 600-metre track and plunging earthwards on the Loop Slides.
Multi-coloured tracer from the fighters' guns stitched wild patterns across the night sky and in seconds bombers were falling earthwards in flames.
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.
Knocker and Airraid were no help as they were both mesmerised by the sight of Moggie suddenly `moving earthwards at a fast rate of knots.
Brief because he was literally upside down at the time, his moustachioed head had at that second been severed by a sword from his body and, gravity being what it is, was plummeting earthwards.
IT'S an iconic image - the black figure of Icarus silhouetted, as he plunges earthwards, against a deep blue sky with golden stars.
reason tending heavenwards, and their heart earthwards.
Gaudron instructed her that the balloon would ascend and, on his signal, she was to slip out of the cradle she would be sitting on, her parachute would open, and she would float gracefully earthwards.
As we eventually begin our descent earthwards I realise I don't want the experience to end.
The VI plummeted earthwards and hit the cricket ground at Tudhoe, near Spennymoor, destroying the cricket pavilion and injuring some people in nearby housing, which were damaged by the blast.