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adjective as in discontinued

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In the middle of all of that past suffering and present-day conflict, this Cosby bomb was dropped.

However, the Air Force is so strapped for people that the ratio has dropped below even that reduced level.

It took me 1,015 strokes to see this shade of green in a world of orange, and my jaw nearly dropped.

It cost several thousand dollars and a high-powered former district attorney to get the charges dropped.

In his backpack, which police say he dropped before fleeing, they recovered three hammers in plastic wrapping.

As the weeks wore on, the pretence of practical teaching was quietly dropped, and we crammed our science out of the text-book.

As the window dropped, Ripperda saw the wounded postilion fall on the neck of his horse.

Quickly he gained a sofa by the window and dropped down upon it, watching, listening.

In sheer nervousness, Hilda also dropped to her knees on the hearthrug, and began to worry the fire with the poker.

You know the fable about the dog who dropped his meat in the water, trying to snap at its reflection?


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dropped, such as: discarded, released, abandoned, discharged, and expelled.

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