usage: lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"
6. write down, set down, get down, put down, write
usage: put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
7. get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence
usage: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now"