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synonyms for drawling

  • droning
  • dull
  • slow
  • languid
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antonyms for drawling

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  • active
  • intelligent
  • quick
  • smart
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How to use drawling in a sentence

The conductor drawling out the stations, the noisy going and coming produce almost no conscious impression on my senses.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Never had he spoken a softer, more drawling speech, nor gazed at Bo more mildly.
THE MAN OF THE FORESTZANE GREY
As the argument proceeded, Arundel felt a touch on his elbow, heard the soft, drawling voice of Kentucky at his ear.
GRAPES OF WRATHBOYD CABLE
"Not while I've a ha'p'orth o' brains in my noddle," replied Sedgett, drawling an imitation of his enemy's courteous tone.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
The company there fell silent awhile, and then we heard Captain Collinson talking in even, drawling tones.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
The drawling, awe-struck tones, in the silence that had fallen, were audible to all in the immediate neighbourhood.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR
The crowd chopped bait and howled the last line with gusto—drawling the “dro-o-gher!”
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
"I do not marvel at it," cried the Cambrig scholar, speaking in the high drawling voice which was common among his class.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
It is a languid, drawling little strain, with an upward slide that is easily drowned in the full bird chorus of May.
BIRD NEIGHBORSNELTJE BLANCHAN
He had clicked his desk to and donned a hat and coat while the other was drawling out an answer.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
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