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synonyms for droop

  • dangle
  • sag
  • slouch
  • wilt
  • wither
  • bend
  • decline
  • depress
  • diminish
  • drop
  • fade
  • fail
  • faint
  • flag
  • lean
  • loll
  • lop
  • settle
  • sink
  • sling
  • slump
  • subside
  • suspend
  • weaken
  • fall down
  • let down
See also synonyms for: drooped / drooping / droops
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antonyms for droop

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  • bloom
  • ascend
  • complete
  • continue
  • finish
  • grow
  • improve
  • increase
  • rise
  • straighten
  • strengthen
  • inflate
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How to use droop in a sentence

He looked up, half shutting his one funny eye, and cocking one ear up, and letting the other droop down.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Love has come rushing to the beck of a tip-tilted chin, or the tone of a voice, or the droop of an eyelid.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
Then his head grew very tired, and his eyes began to droop till they were tight shut and he fell asleep.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
The old gentleman shook his head, let his arms sadly droop, and appeared to sink into deep musing.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
The Duchess bore it again, but the lines of her mouth, with the strong droop at the corners, became a trifle grim.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
While they lay in her hand and she looked, the rose-veined petals began to close, the leaves to droop and the stem got limp.
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
As to the cook himself, he had a perplexed droop in every curve of his rounded shoulders.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
There was a fixed smile on his colourless lips and a lifeless droop in his weary pose.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
The grieved, childlike droop of the sensitive little mouth told its own story, and Miss Barbara set her lips sternly together.
MILDRED'S INHERITANCEANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
As spring advanced, Alice began to droop, and Sally's quick eye detected in her infallible signs of decay.
THE ENGLISH ORPHANSMARY JANE HOLMES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DROOP

  • bracelet
  • charm
  • droop
  • fritter
  • knickknack
  • ornament
  • roam
  • tinsel
  • waste
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