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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DROOPS

Then he lies down, droops his head, and puts on a woe-begone look.

Forget not the pine upon the mountain or the vine that droops from the wall.

It is for me that my cousin, Count Ammiani, droops in prison when he should be with his bride.

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

The sensitive-plant shivers and droops its leaves at the slightest touch.

He is so low that he droops on the threshold and has hardly strength of mind to enter.

His heart, sorely pressed by his painful situation, droops to the grave.

He droops, separated from you, O friend, the wearer of garlands.

Even the jackal that slinks across the trail in front of us, droops and drags his tail in visible exhaustion.

It is not so easy to handle as the colour of the pelt, the length of the tail, the ear that droops or stands erect.