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Synonyms for droop

Synonyms for droop

to hang limply, loosely, and carelessly

to become limp, as from loss of freshness

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a shape that sags

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droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

hang loosely or laxly

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become limp

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References in classic literature ?
They led Eva to a bed of pure white leaves, above which drooped the fragrant petals of a crimson rose.
The old man drooped his head on one side and looked at him with an expression of pain, as if this were an unfeeling jest.
Iggulden sat in his chair by the fire, a thistle-spud between his knees, his head drooped.
The lids drooped and yet bravely did not droop as she returned his gaze.
The Lady Tiphaine had sunk back in her cushioned chair, and her long dark lashes drooped low over her sparkling eyes.
The grass was green above the dead boy's grave, and trodden by feet so small and light, that not a daisy drooped its head beneath their pressure.
Sabin leaned heavily upon his stick, and his head drooped lower and lower.
It was perfectly collected and rational;-- so much so, indeed, that he felt ashamed of his momentary suspicion, and drooped his own when Mr Haredale looked towards him, as if he feared they would betray his thoughts.
Corney drooped her head, when the beadle said this; the beadle drooped his, to get a view of Mrs.
My jaw drooped in wonder as the escalators carried me up through its many levels and drooped still further when I wandered out on to the roof-top garden to gaze at Birmingham's twinkling lights.
I said 'be sick', and he just looked up at me and his face just drooped on the side," she told the coroner.