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  • verbdecrease
  • verbdeliver
  • verbfall asleep

synonyms for dropping off

  • diminish
  • dwindle
  • fall away
  • fall off
  • lessen
  • sag
  • slacken
  • decline
  • slide
  • slip
  • slump
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antonyms for dropping off

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  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • tighten
  • awake
  • go up
  • receive
  • rise
  • take away
  • wake
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How to use dropping off in a sentence

First a shower of shells dropping all along the lower ridges and out over the surface of the Bay.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Fancy that enormous shell dropping suddenly out of the blue on to a ship's deck swarming with troops!
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Chief and most musical among these signs were the almost forgotten sounds of dropping water, and tinkling rills.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
You often have fellows dropping in to your chambers at night; at my house we shall be secure from interruption.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
She was only having a look; flying around the shipping and Headquarters camp at a great height, but dropping no bombs.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
All stains and many reagents are best kept in small dropping bottles.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
His glance darted toward the overhead doors which were dropping swiftly into place.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
But at last, as he was on the point of dropping asleep, Madame Torvestad proposed that they should conclude with a hymn.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Jean was to be an architect—God knows why—but Aristide settled it, definitely, off-hand.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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