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- v. Present participle of droop.
- n. An instance of something drooping
- adj. That droops or droop.
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- adj. weak from exhaustion
- adj. hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness)
- adj. having branches or flower heads that bend downward
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Miles and miles and miles of them, and not a green thing to be seen except the cabbages in the greengrocers 'shops, and here and there some poor trails of creeping-jenny drooping from a dirty window-sill.
The long, graceful catkins are drooping from the birches, and the more slender clusters are also in flower on the oaks.
White blossoms are opening in drooping clusters, also, on the naked branches of the Juneberry; this is a tree which adds very much to the gayety of our spring; it is found in every wood, and always covered with long, pendulous bunches of flowers, whether a small shrub or a large tree.
Dalbert sprang back, with his thumb still in his mouth, and his sword drooping, scowling darkly at the new-comer.
There the wounded monk leaned against the door-post, his red sword drooping to the floor.
Paula called drooping, and even excited alarm in her, lest Flapsy should be going into a decline.
To wake, to warblej and to woo No Linnet calls his drooping love:
She reports that a 45 year old hypnotherapist from Wales named Ray Roberts has been feeding Viagra to the family Xmas tree to prevent it 'drooping'.
Mrs. Archer had been born a Newland, and mother and daughter, who were as like as sisters, were both, as people said, ` ` true Newlands ''; tall, pale, and slightly round-shouldered, with long noses, sweet smiles and a kind of drooping distinction like that in certain faded Reynolds portraits.
Mrs. Archer had been born a Newland, and mother and daughter, who were as like as sisters, were both, as people said, true Newlands; tall, pale, and slightly round-shouldered, with long noses, sweet smiles and a kind of drooping distinction like that in certain faded Reynolds portraits.