dripping


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a liquid (as water) that flows in drops (as from the eaves of house)

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the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop

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extremely wet

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On that road we heard the song of morning stars; we drank in fragrances aerial and sweet as a May mist; we were rich in gossamer fancies and iris hopes; our hearts sought and found the boon of dreams; the years waited beyond and they were very fair; life was a rose-lipped comrade with purple flowers dripping from her fingers.
When he came up the donkey head had disappeared, and the shaggy man's own shaggy head was in its place, with the water dripping in little streams from his shaggy whiskers.
Overhead, vast roots of trees hung down from the sides of the ravine dripping with moisture, and trembling with the concussions produced by the fall.
It would have been some consolation to have heard his voice, but he lay shivering the live-long night like a man afflicted with the palsy, with his knees drawn up to his head, while his back was supported against the dripping side of the rock.
The hours, whose minutes are marked by the crash of the breaking seas, slip by with the screaming, pelting squalls overtaking the ship as she runs on and on with darkened canvas, with streaming spars and dripping ropes.
"It was some of the blood from that arm that I heard dripping from your roof-beams," Ernest said with continued gentleness.
She closed the stove door with a bang, and approaching, assisted in removing Edna's dripping mackintosh.
A hatless general pulled his dripping horse to a stand near the colonel of the 304th.
He was grimy and dripping like a laborer in a foundry.
So successful was the trip that presently they were climbing, wet and dripping, up the grassy bank.
We are surrounded by dripping white mist so dense that we become invisible to one another at a distance of half a dozen yards.
It was ruined, but not a ruin--a typical Californian substitute for what are known to guide-bookers abroad as "monuments of the past." With scarcely a glance at this uninteresting structure Jaralson moved on into the dripping undergrowth beyond.