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Word: droop

Definition: bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.


Sentences Containing 'droop'

For three days he watered this cabbage with a distillation of arsenic; on the third, the cabbage began to droop and turn yellow.
He makes dreadful mouths as he rules the ciphering-book; and now he throws his eye sideways down our lane, and we all droop over our books and tremble.
Now the thing for YOU to do is to droop your tails and go home and crawl in a hole.

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