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Example sentences for "drown"

Lexicographically close words:
drover; drovers; droves; droving; drow; drownd; drownded; drowne; drowned; drowneth
  1. I will melt thy cold ice in thy despite, by the fire of my affection, and drown thee in its flood, and sweep thee away from the rocks of thy resistance till thou art lost for ever in its dark and pearly depths.

  2. But she's that perverse, there's no knowing, she might drown herself just to spite me.

  3. I drown dry gullies and lave bare hills, I turn drought-ruts into rippling rills-- I form fair island and glades all green Till every bend is a sylvan scene.

  4. The distraction that overwhelmed Branwell on his dismissal from his late employment having caused him eleven nights of 'sleepless horror,' his wild attempt to drown his sorrow brought on an attack of delirium tremens.

  5. There was a reason deeper than any mere indulgence of appetite, to account for his intemperance; he began his career as an habitual drunkard to drown remorse.

  6. I have ordered the gunner to drown the magazine.

  7. If he HAD to drown himself there was plenty of water in the harbor, wasn't there?

  8. He jumped into the pond to drown himself once and then changed his mind and swum out again.

  9. Do you want to drown yourselves, or dash yourselves to pieces among these wheels?

  10. A storm of hatred and malign fury arose on all sides, endeavoring to drown the voice of the church.

  11. Several persons hastily left their work, and in a short time returned with the man who had tried to drown himself.

  12. They say—I am unwilling to believe it, but everybody says so—that he tried to drown himself.

  13. If she has five, and you mean to drown four, drown two one day and two the next, so that the first milk may be well drawn off.

  14. I assure you it would be far more humane to drown her at once.

  15. Many cases I know of parties having started off with puss in a bag to drown her, and having stopped to talk to a friend on the way back found, on their return, the cat sitting by the fire drying herself!

  16. It'd be fierce to have a big, noisy liner rumble up close to us now, making noise enough to drown out the sound of our enemy," grumbled Captain Tom to the owner.

  17. Within five minutes from the time it started the blaze was brought down to where it required only persistent hosing to drown it completely.

  18. Devil take me, if there be not a dozen brawling fellows playing at cards and dice, who make noise enough to drown the loudest thunder!

  19. They supped in the most agreeable manner possible Matta drank five or six bumpers to drown a few scruples which made him somewhat uneasy.

  20. Elephant" to refresh his forces, to dull his longing, to drown his discomfort--and yet he did not succeed.

  21. An exultation winged its way upward within him, and it seemed to him powerful enough to drown out both tempest and flood.

  22. After a while he said there wasn't water enough in our river to drown a gold fish, and he didn't know why we called it a river at all.

  23. Then you can pick out the one you want and I'll drown the rest.

  24. As business affairs are usually conducted, they are more likely to drown out home happiness than to create it.

  25. You will drown yourself some day, but the woman will come to the surface.

  26. Let us go back; the rattle of the dice will drown the sound of the bells.

  27. My whole nature was so wrung that at Blois I went upon the bridge to drown myself in the Loire.

  28. A full- grown deer can easily drown a wolf that is rash enough to dare to attack him in the deep water.

  29. He was now all boastfulness, and his cries were like the shouts of triumph: "Waters cannot drown me; bullets cannot pierce me; fires cannot burn me.

  30. For they that will become rich fall into temptation and into the snare of the devil and into many unprofitable and hurtful desires, which drown men into destruction and perdition.

  31. Let not the tempest of water drown me, nor the deep water swallow me up: and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me.

  32. Many waters cannot quench charity, neither can the floods drown it: if a man should give all the substance of his house for love, he shall despise it as nothing.

  33. And even with such-like valour men hang and drown Their proper selves.

  34. Every separate discharge lifted up its voice to drown the combined clamour of its rivals.

  35. I promise you he could ring an English oath to drown the best of yours.

  36. I will jump into the pond and drown myself if you don't let me alone.

  37. Some drown themselves, some in the vices grovel.

  38. To drown with Clarence in his Malmsey butt.

  39. Algy and Bobby have been humorously trying to drown the Brat.

  40. At least there will be some one to occupy two more of these numberless chairs; two more for the stolid family portraits to eye; two voices, nay three, for I shall speak then, to drown the sounding silence.

  41. There seems to be more of rheumatism than of dance in many of our limbs, and our united sneezes will be enough to drown the band.

  42. Many a rampant reformer has gone to Washington and has seen his ideals drown one by one before his eyes in the soup.

  43. He fights villains with great intensity and sincerity, devastates great herds of cattle and brings the picture to a fitting climax by leaping from a jutting cliff to drown a miscreant in a whirlpool.

  44. Alarums] Either be patient and entreat me fair, Or with the clamorous report of war Thus will I drown your exclamations.

  45. All springs reduce their currents to mine eyes That I, being govern'd by the watery moon, May send forth plenteous tears to drown the world!

  46. Even all I have-ay, and myself and all Will I withal endow a child of thine; So in the Lethe of thy angry soul Thou drown the sad remembrance of those wrongs Which thou supposest I have done to thee.

  47. If all this will not do, I'll drown you in the malmsey-butt within.

  48. Drown desperate sorrow in dead Edward's grave, And plant your joys in living Edward's throne.

  49. O, what cause have I- Thine being but a moiety of my moan- To overgo thy woes and drown thy cries?

  50. There you starve to death, unless some one comes to drown you.

  51. Remember that it is a thousand times better to chloroform or drown the cat it is impossible to carry with you, than to let her take her chances in so wretched a life.

  52. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "drown" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    baptize; bury; censor; choke; cork; crush; damp; deluge; dip; douse; drench; drown; duck; engulf; extinguish; float; flood; founder; gag; garrote; immerse; inundate; kill; merge; muzzle; overcome; overflow; overwhelm; quash; quell; quench; rain; repress; silence; sink; sluice; smash; smother; soak; sop; souse; splash; squash; squelch; stanch; starve; stifle; strangle; stultify; subdue; submerge; suffocate; suppress; swamp; swoon; throttle; wet; whelm