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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of drown.

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Examples

  • Down in this shady corner, while the other couples are quite at the other end, he raises the sweet face, tranced in the beguiling melody of movement, and kisses the lips with all a man's passionate fervor, holds her in such a clasp that she struggles and throws out one hand wildly, as if suddenly stricken blind, and a frightened expression drowns the sweet delight.

    Floyd Grandon's Honor

  • RAZ: So when the wind ends - the wind comes, it parts the water, the Israelites go across - and then when the wind ends, does your simulation show that the water just comes back, you know, rushes back in, you know, as it did in the Bible and kind of drowns the pharaoh's army?

    Study: Wind May Have Helped Moses Part Red Sea

  • "It's hard because when you do something handmade like that, it kind of drowns on that site."

    Beyond Fair Trade

  • S. O'BRIEN: Or is it a bad thing, because it kind of drowns you out a little bit as well?

    CNN Transcript Feb 23, 2006

  • Best man 'drowns' in lake at wedding reception after skinny dipping

    Home

  • "And there's a lot with production, it kind of drowns out your voice, and it takes away from the singer."

    NYT > Home Page

  • If sea levels rise, then the smothered reef 'drowns' and never recovers, Prof, Bellwood says.

    innovations-report

  • "Why, you're not a murderer, even if the man drowns, which isn't at all likely.

    The Day of the Beast

  • Initial funding, long-term performance of the league, political issues, all of these are valid concerns (even for me, believe it or not!) but noise like "Mayor Creepy" and "Lord Paulson" and construction companies paying off the Timbers Army drowns out most of this site's signal.

    Paulson stadium scheme will still be a no-bid deal (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • But anywhere else, unless the noise of a large city drowns out the sound of the bells, the standard bell ringing for mass vespers, etc., and unfortunately the early 5: 30 AM morning call to the six o'clock mass can be heard loud and clear

    No Bells?

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