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droop

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of droop

  1. the extent to which something hangs or dips below a straight line tighten the line at the top of the banner so there won't be so much droop Synonyms of droop sag, hang, slack, slacknessWords Related to droop floppiness, laxity, laxness, limpness, loosenessNear Antonyms of droop rigidity, rigidness, tautness, tenseness, tension, tightness


droop

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of droop

  1. 1 to be limp from lack of water or vigor the flowers drooped on their stalks in the blazing sun Synonyms of droop flag, hang, loll, sag, swag, wilt Words Related to droop slouch, slump; cave (in), collapse, crumple, drop, fall, sink, subside, yield Near Antonyms of droop distend, stiffen; rise, straighten, unbend, uncurl

  2. 2 to lose bodily strength or vigor as the afternoon wore on, we started to droop Synonyms of droop decay, weaken, emaciate, fade, fail, flag, go, lag, languish, sag, sink, waste (away), wilt, witherWords Related to droop break down, wear out; yield; degenerate, deteriorate, rot, run downNear Antonyms of droop convalesce, rally, rebound, recover, recuperate; gain



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