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adjective as in weak

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"The first clue was my landing time," says Jenna, her eyelids already drooping after one hit.

On the other hand, it has restored drooping public support in allied countries for the idea of allying with Washington.

When it was his turn to speak he was dull and off-form, his eyes drooping with fatigue.

Mrs. Haight regarded the radiant young hostess with a malignant stare, prudently veiled by drooping lids.

The draught invigorated Marius, it cheered Tressan's drooping spirits, and it quenched the Dowager's thirst.

His shoulders were drooping forward, his head was bowed, and his face was heavy with grief.

No drooping Clytie could be more constant than I to him who strikes the chord that is responsive in my soul.

He looked up as a middle-aged man with a drooping mustache approached.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to drooping, such as: enervated, limp, weak, cernuous, flaccid, and lackadaisical.

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