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 for Ebbed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ebb \Ebb\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Ebbed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Ebbing.] [AS. ebbian; akin to D. & G. ebben, Dan. ebbe. See
     2d Ebb.]
     1. To flow back; to return, as the water of a tide toward the
        ocean; -- opposed to flow.
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              That Power who bids the ocean ebb and flow. --Pope.
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     2. To return or fall back from a better to a worse state; to
        decline; to decay; to recede.
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              The hours of life ebb fast.           --Blackmore.
  
     Syn: To recede; retire; withdraw; decay; decrease; wane;
          sink; lower.
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