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verb as in hang down; languish


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And the 12-year-old hunches his shoulders and droops his head and walks into his room without saying a word, and the door shuts.

In several pictures, his left eye droops a little, perhaps from fatigue.

Every rag of bunting, from the tiny streamer of the fishing-boat to the great flag of ships of war, droops against the mast.

All your little Rose asks is the right to an occasional Wednesday matinée when business droops like a sick oleander.

An oak and an elm-tree stand beside, And behind doth an ash-tree grow, And a willow from the bank above Droops to the water below.

She droops not; and her eyes rising so high, might be hidden by distance.

Alas, how the intellect droops in its attempt to measure or comprehend the infinite!

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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to droops, such as: wilt, slouch, dangle, sag, wither, and decline.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.