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After a decent interval they began to drop away, one by one, from the group.

The little clouds of it seem to drop away from us like lead; but that must be because of our speed.

Not to exceed four days, and that you may drop away any hour,—that an artery may slough at any moment which you cannot survive.

The order was obeyed and the earth seemed to drop away slowly beneath us as the balloon rose and drifted away before the wind.

The men in the caboose wave good-by to the fireman and engineer as they drop away.


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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to drop away, such as: angle, ascend, bank, bevel, cant, and descend.

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