How to use Drooping in a sentence

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  • They all went away silently and with drooping heads.

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  • The tomato plants were drooping, their crop reduced to small discolored fruit.

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  • The spreading branches of the wild crab apple often have a slightly drooping habit.

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  • My sunflowers are now drooping and I wish to take seeds from them.

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  • The weak heads are not weak, not drooping, not dropping.

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  • He had a drooping left eyelid that covered half of the eye which rendered him a rather sinister appearance.

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  • Elegant dark purple flowers, male and female produced in a drooping raceme in April.

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  • Drooping in spirit and closing their eyes before the menacing cloud of death that overhung them, they dared not look life in the face.

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  • If the veggie has wilted or drooping leaves, soft body, obvious spoilage on the body, or smells like its seen better days, leave it on the shelf and choose something that is fresh.

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  • These trees include the weeping willow, which thrives in moist soil in USDA growing zones 5-11 and provides a drooping tree ranging from 30 to 50 feet.

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  • Their larger drooping flowers are colored rose and white.

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  • These include tufted saxifrage Saxifraga cespitosa, drooping saxifrage S. cernua and Highland saxifrage S. rivularis.

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  • Sagartia troglodytes with the tentacles retracted underneath a rock, with a drooping goblet appearance.

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  • The Guinea lop-eared breed, it may be mentioned, is believed to inherit its drooping ears and throat wattles from an infusion of the blood of the Roman-nosed hornless Theban goat (see Goat).

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  • Depending on how they're displayed, wire may also be placed in the stems to keep the flowers from drooping.

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  • In A. arguta the flowers are red, coming as drooping racemes during August, and the finely-cut leaves are deeply serrated.

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  • A. integrifolia has drooping spikes of fragrant yellow blossoms, which form a dense bush a few feet in height.

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  • It attains a height of 1 to 2 feet, and its numerous slender stems form a compact tuft, with flowers long and yellow, drooping gracefully, and pretty in early summer.

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  • Trained around the pillars of a sunny verandah, or against a warm wall, the dark wiry stems extend freely, bearing narrow deep green leaves and small drooping bell-flowers of a clear blue, continued through a long season.

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  • It is also suited for covering porches, pergolas, and arbours, and in late summer and autumn, when every long drooping branch is thickly hung with small orange-scarlet berries, it is pretty.

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  • It grows about 7 feet high, the slender, drooping part of the stem being long enough for the tip to reach the ground.

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  • Brome Grass (Bromus) - At least one of this large genus of grasses is very graceful and worthy of culture-that is B. brizaeformis, a hardy biennial about 2 feet high, with large, graceful, and drooping heads.

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  • America, a handsome grassy plant with drooping heads of a cinnamon-red color.

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  • Weigelas make large bushes, 6 to 10 feet high and as much in diameter, and their graceful drooping branches are ornamental, even when leafless in winter.

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  • Of drooping, bell-shaped outline, the flowers contain their greater beauty within the corolla, and which, moreover, is not all seen at a glance.

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  • The soft, lavender-blue flowers are drooping, distinctly contracted about the middle, and openly bell-shaped at the mouth.

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  • As there shown, the well-flowered examples were nearly a foot high, the roundly, bell-shaped, drooping flowers of rare beauty.

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  • Codonopsis Ovata - The flowers, two or more on a stem, are drooping, bell-shaped, pale greyish-blue in color, with purple reticulations and orange and white base internally.

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  • Coriaria Rustifolia - a tall shrubby climber of 10 to 20 feet, with square stems and slender arching shoots, covered with fresh green foliage and sprays of tiny green flowers drooping prettily from the leaf-axils.

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  • India. They are thin and dwarf, have ribbed leaves resembling the Hazel, and bear flowers in drooping racemes.

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  • During March and early April the primrose-colored flowers appear in drooping catkins each 2 to 3 inches in length.

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  • Europe. C. simplicifolia is an interesting, desirable, and free-growing subject for the rock garden; flowers rich yellow in June and July, on arching and drooping Laburnum-like racemes.

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  • Its bluish-green leaves are rather long and gracefully drooping, while the flowers, of a pale rose color, are carried in short dense clusters towards the end of the summer.

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  • Golden Drop (Onosma) - O. taurica is an evergreen perennial, 6 to 12 inches high, soon forming dense tufts, and bearing in summer drooping clusters of clear yellow almond-scented blossoms.

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  • It grows to a height of 6 feet, with drooping heads of brownish-purple flowers in autumn.

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  • The flowers form long, drooping, branched racemes, and are fragrant.

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  • The color is not brilliant, but their effect, combined with the red leaf stalks, the varying green of the leaves, and their drooping habit, is good.

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  • The massive flowers are borne singly upon slender stems of 1 1/2 to 2 feet, reaching at their best 6 inches wide, and composed of large drooping petals of carmine-red or reddish-purple.

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  • It forms an erect pyramid, the upper half of which is covered with pretty pale blue blossoms, drooping gracefully from slender branchlets.

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  • The stem is furnished from top to bottom with spreading whorls of slender branches, slightly drooping, the whole forming a graceful pyramid.

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  • P. pleianthum is from China, its spreading leaves rising to nearly 2 feet in height, with large drooping bunches of purple flowers and heavy grey-green fruits turning purple when fully ripe.

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  • There are several varieties-a drooping kind, which is one of the best of all pendulous trees, and a variegated-leaved kind, which is not satisfactory, as the variegation is seldom good.

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  • The tender Nierembergias are N. frutescens, a sub-shrubby plant of erect growth, and N. filicaulis, or gracilis, as it is called, which has slender drooping branches.

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  • Both have pretty white flowers pencilled with purple, and are suitable for the rock garden in summer or for drooping over the edges of vases.

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  • Hardly before winter is past its abundant drooping racemes of white flowers appear, and they usually do so before the leaves.

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  • Its drooping white flowers are also pretty.

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  • Lyalli, with woolly leaves of a long heart-shape and large pure white flowers with a bunch of golden stamens, drooping gracefully in clusters upon long stems from the tips of the previous seasons growth.

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  • The plants differ in habit, some being nearly prostrate, and others erect or drooping, though the largest are not much over 2 feet high; their fruits also vary in density and texture.

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  • The leaves are heart-shaped, about 6 inches long and 3 inches broad, the small white flowers borne very freely in drooping clusters about the end of July.

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  • S. laciniatum is a vigorous perennial with a stout stem, often 8 feet in height, and fine yellow-colored flowers, on drooping heads, which have the peculiarity of facing the east.

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  • The flowers, borne on slender stems 6 to 12 inches high, are bell-shaped and drooping, more like a Campanula than an Iris, and rich purple in color, which becomes a transparent white in the variety album.

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  • It grows 6 to 12 inches high, with flowers 2 inches across, resembling a single yellow Rose, with dark centre, and drooping when in bud.

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  • It is a slender shrub, graceful when in flower, 6 feet or more in height, bearing drooping racemes of small Pea-shaped flowers of a carminepurple color.

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  • T. dependens bears white bell-shaped flowers fringed around the mouth, drooping gracefully from the under side of the branches of an elegant evergreen shrub, which thrives in the open air in our warmest coast gardens.

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  • Twin Flower (Linnaea) - A little evergreen creeper, L. borealis having slender upright stalks bearing two flowers each, delicately fragrant white, often tinged with pink, and drooping.

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  • P. acinosa, the Indian Poke, comes from the Himalayas, and, while much resembling P. decandra, is a little less tall, with its berries in drooping clusters instead of held erect.

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  • Richardsoni - An American seedling with double pure white flowers standing well out of the water; they are of finely rounded petals, curving inwards, the outer row and the sepals slightly drooping.

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  • Z. latifolia, from Japan, is a perennial kind, shorter and of more drooping habit.

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  • Wulfenia - W. carinthiaca is a dwarf, almost stemless evergreen herb, bearing in summer showy spikes, 12 to 18 inches high, of drooping purplish-blue flowers.

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  • In the variety pulverulenta the leaves are almost white and covered with a mealy glaucescence; flowers, white and wax-like in form, like those of Lily of the Valley, come in summer in beautiful loose drooping clusters.

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  • The other reason the plant is named Snowdrop is due to the drooping petals and how they resemble milk dropping off the stem.

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  • An infant also may have a drooping eyelid on the opposite side of the body from the affected hand.

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  • The eyelids are also examined for drooping or retraction.

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  • Drooping of one side of the child's mouth is noted.

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  • Symptoms of juvenile and adult onset DM include facial weakness and a slack jaw, drooping eyelids called ptosis, and muscle wasting in the forearms and calves.

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  • Patients may also have cataracts, drooping eyelids (ptosis), or corneal problems such as glaucoma.

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  • Symptoms of myotonic dystrophy include facial weakness and a slack jaw, drooping eyelids (ptosis), and muscle wasting in the forearms and calves.

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  • Symptoms include drooping eyelids, difficulty swallowing (dysphagia), and weakness progresses to other muscles of the face, neck, and occasionally the upper limbs.

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  • Ptosis. If light cannot enter the eye because of the drooping lid, the eye is essentially going unused, which can lead to amblyopia.

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  • Botox (Botulinum toxin) injections can temporarily control the eye movements, but because of side effects such as double vision and ptosis or drooping of the eyelid, and because it is not a permanent solution, Botox is not used often.

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  • You read "confidence" from erect posture; concern, sadness, or some other insecurity from a drooping head and bent back.

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  • It's a common belief that, over time, going without a bra can lead to sagging, drooping breasts.

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  • Can prevent your shoulders from drooping, poor posture, backaches and spinal curvature.

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  • Dr. Hema says, "The newest and most effective way to lift a drooping jawline is to combine StarLux infrared skin-tightening treatment with a small, safe liposuction procedure.

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  • Skin loses elasticity as it ages, contributing to the sagging, wrinkling, and drooping that make a person look older.

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  • Although the effect may not be pronounced, drooping brows can make a face look old.

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  • Just the beginning signs of loose skin should be visible, and if you have experienced a large amount of "drooping" in your face or neck, then you will probably need a more aggressive cosmetic procedure.

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  • Over time, it works to diminish the appearance of drooping brows, crow's feet, forehead creases, laugh lines, furrows, feathered lips and more.

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  • By the time they got back and dressed for supper, Destiny's eyelids were drooping.

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  • The plants have long narrow leaves springing from the bulb and a central scape bearing one or more generally large, white or yellow, drooping or inclined flowers, which are enveloped before opening in a membranous spathe.

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  • It is well known in England for its graceful habit, the slender, grey - or white - barked stem, the delicate, drooping branches and the quivering leaves, a bright, clear green in s p r i n g, becoming duller in the summer, but often keeping their greenness rather late into the 5 autumn.

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  • Stately erect-growing plants, with long racemes of pouch-shaped drooping flowers.

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  • The Snowdrop. Early spring-flowering amaryllidaceous bulbs, with pretty drooping flowers, snow-white, having the tips of the enclosed petals green.

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  • They do well in light, well-drained soils, and have a close family resemblance, the inflorescence being a panicle of white, drooping, tulip-shaped flowers, and the foliage rosulate, sword-shaped and spear-pointed.

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  • The flowers are large, yellow, scented and a little drooping, with a corolla deeply cleft into six lobes, and a central bell-shaped nectary, which is crisped at the margin.

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  • The Scotch fir is a very variable tree, and certain varieties have acquired a higher reputation for the qualities of their timber than others; among those most prized by foresters is the one called the Braemar pine, the remaining fragments of the great wood in the Braemar district being chiefly composed of this kind; it is mainly distinguished by its shorter and more glaucous leaves and ovoid cones with blunt recurved spines, and especially by the early horizontal growth of its ultimately drooping boughs; of all varieties this is the most picturesque.

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  • Nearly approaching this is P. excelsa, the Bhotan pine, which differs chiefly in its longer cones and drooping glaucous foliage.

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  • The head is of a pyramidal form, the lower branches drooping like those of a Norway spruce; its foliage is of a light bright green colour.

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  • The leaves are composed of seven radiating leaflets (long-wedge-shaped); when young they are downy and drooping.

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  • In many bamboos they are long and spreading or drooping and copiously ramified, in others they are reduced to hooked spines.

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  • It was in 111 B.C. that Lu-Po-Teh, general of the emperor Wuti, first made the island of Hainan subject to the Chinese, who divided it into the two prefectures, Tan-urh or Drooping Ear in the south, so-called from the long ears of the native "king," and Chu-yai or Pearl Shore in the north.

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  • In addition to its long limbs, it is characterized by its Roman nose, large (but not drooping) ears, and the presence of a dewlap on the throat and chest.

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  • The defective formation of the pony, the perpendicular shoulder and the drooping hind quarters, are modified; but neither the latter, nor bent hocks, which place the hind legs under the body as in the zebra, are objected to, as the conformation is favourable to rapid turning.

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  • The length sometimes bears a relation to that of the pistil, and to the position of the flower, whether erect or drooping.

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  • A weeping form with long drooping branches is much grown in gardens.

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  • The drooping soul temporarily revived again and I beamed.

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  • He was pressing one hand to his left side, while the other clutched his drooping pistol.

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  • I have done some research on this topic and after checking with your doctor; you may want to look into the possibility of a potassium deficiency which I have read could cause a drooping or sagging of the eyelids.

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  • In mild winters it begins to flower as early as December, and bears among handsome deep green leaves gracefully drooping tufts of pale green catkins, which, if cut with the twigs, endure a long time in vases, and are welcome in winter.

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  • These are large dogs, hunting by smell, with massive structure, large drooping ears, and usually smooth coats, without fringes of hair on the ears, limbs or tail.

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  • The white willow is a great favourite, while the drooping habit of the weeping willow renders it very attractive.

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  • It grows profusely on dry rocks and walls, especially on the western coasts, and bears a spike of drooping greenish cup-shaped flowers.

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  • A variety with very pendent boughs, known as the " drooping " larch var.

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  • Elegant liliaceous plants, with rhizomatous stems. P. multiflorum (Solomon's Seal), 2 to 3 ft., with arching stems, and drooping white flowers from the leaf axils, is a handsome border plant, doing especially well in partial shade amongst shrubs, and also well adapted for pot culture for early forcing.

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  • Getting out of his caleche, he waited with drooping head and breathing heavily, pacing silently up and down.

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  • Finally he took a slow breath and let it out, his shoulders drooping as if under some great load.

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  • But Osman remained firm in his allegiance, and by repeated victories over the Greeks revived the drooping glories of his suzerain.

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  • The flowers are mostly heavy and drooping, petals brightly coloured, the edges being curiously notched and waved.

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  • I could see the way Ginger looked; all her beauty gone, her beautiful arched neck drooping, all the spirit gone out of her flashing eyes, all the playfulness gone out of her manner.

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  • So butchers rake the tongues of bison out of the prairie grass, regardless of the torn and drooping plant.

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  • Her beautiful eyes glanced askance at her husband's face, and her own assumed the timid, deprecating expression of a dog when it rapidly but feebly wags its drooping tail.

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  • When he entered, Prince Andrew, his eyes drooping contemptuously (with that peculiar expression of polite weariness which plainly says, "If it were not my duty I would not talk to you for a moment"), was listening to an old Russian general with decorations, who stood very erect, almost on tiptoe, with a soldier's obsequious expression on his purple face, reporting something.

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  • The beautiful Armenian still sat motionless and in the same attitude, with her long lashes drooping as if she did not see or feel what the soldier was doing to her.

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  • The needles clicked lightly in her slender, rapidly moving hands, and he could clearly see the thoughtful profile of her drooping face.

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  • Destiny's eyelids kept drooping and then she would open her eyes wide as if afraid she might miss something good.

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  • The flowers are large, yellow, scented and a little drooping, with a corolla deeply cleft into six lobes and a bell-shaped corona which is crisped at the margin; they appear in March or April.

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  • That curly grass which always grows by country roadsides became clearly visible, still wet with the night's rain; the drooping branches of the birches, also wet, swayed in the wind and flung down bright drops of water to one side.

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  • With drooping head Princess Mary left the crowd and went back to the house.

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  • Dorothy thought he just wiggled one of his drooping ears, but that was all.

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  • At a later period, however, a papyrus was cultivated in Sicily, which has been identified by Parlatore with the Syrian variety (Cyperus syriacus), far exceeding in height the Egyptian plant, and having a more drooping head.

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  • It is about the size of an ordinary apple tree, with small leaves like the willow, and a drooping habit like a weeping birch, and has an edible fruit like a yellow plum called " mangaba," for which, rather than for the rubber, the tree is cultivated in some districts.

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