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plural of drool
as in salivas
the fluid that is secreted into the mouth by certain glands the baby left a puddle of drool on my shirt

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drools

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verb

present tense third-person singular of drool
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as in spits
to let saliva or some other substance flow from the mouth the dog drooled when we put the steak down on the floor

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as in raves
to make an exaggerated display of affection or enthusiasm middle-aged men drooling over a starlet half their age

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“Drools.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/drools. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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