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adjective as in sinking

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Pa’Lante employs a network of local watchdog groups plugged into the communities it monitors, and creates accurate content that is meant to drown out mis- and disinformation.

Worrisomely, in our current age of anxiety and populist upheaval, such a message of restraint is easily drowned in the din of polarized outrage.

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If you didn’t get drowned right away then it was just a matter of holding on and waiting for relief.

As Farah accelerated ahead, the crowd drowned out any chance of hearing the stadium announcers.

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These five mistakes can drown even the most well-implemented YouTube promotion.

A: Well, I felt more or less like I was drowning, just gasping between life and death.

They want to hear, even as smaller artists are just dying to be heard, drowning in the streams.

California died in 1997 while rescuing his son from drowning in Hawaii.

Dr. Neal is a spine surgeon who made a trip to heaven while drowning in a kayak accident in South America.

They even alleged that some of the Sunni Muslims they killed were “drowning” in alcohol and drugs and had more than four wives.

If a husband were to see his wife drowning, what single letter of the alphabet would he name?

This man had often escaped drowning, and only recently upon the blessed day of last Pentecost.

A millionaire might offer more for a life belt as a souvenir than a drowning man could pay for it to save his life.

On the wash-stand a spangled white tulle hat lay drowning in a basin half full of water.

A fifty-mile breeze lashed us spitefully, tugging at our shirt-sleeves and drowning our voices, while we halted on that pinnacle.


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to drowning, such as: dropping, null, fading, falling, immersing, and submerging.

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