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    1. The waters covered the house and the man was forced to sit on his chimney as the rain poured down and a helicopter came by and another man urged him to get in or he'll drown

    2. Water is very important; too much water will drown and not enough will kill off the bacteria

    3. "Because most of them were in the water and would drown if I couldn't manipulate them out in time

    4. I need to drown out that horrid racket!

    5. to drown in salt water

    6. That Nightday was made rather miserable by the fact that it rained for hours, a couple times hard enough to drown the fire and cover the sound of anything large that might come at them

    7. as I drown in your song, with the softly

    8. rainstorm would raise the river and drown the

    9. Not that I’ll drown you – not with your voice – but I don’t want you straining

    10. will drown in the Dead Sea and its

    11. The Dead Tree thought to drown Adros in the horror of its existence, to drive him mad with the mere thought of what it was capable of

    12. Touched he was, to see his friend drown, but

    13. But she couldn’t let herself black out, because she’d drown in the trough’s filthy, blood-streaked water

    14. He wanted to drown himself in the abyss that was the bottom of a booze bottle

    15. The trickle of words became a strong, raging torrent that threatened to drown everything in its path

    16. To struggle with self is to drown your spirit

    17. noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner

    18. I was wading in waist high water and had just put my foot down when I went head first down into the water I had found a large hole in the seabed and had fell I thought I was going to drown as I struggled with my kits weight thrashing and wallowing under the surface

    19. Today, the horrors of his past and present would converge, and he was afraid he might drown in his own misery

    20. We will certainly drown over here sir because the water looks quite deep sir

    21. They were not amused and it must have been a terrible shock to almost drown on a perfectly clear day

    22. "Isn't it enough that Darkburst should drown," she had shouted at him, "without you doing the same?"

    23. He couldn't just stand by and watch him drown

    24. In other circumstances Skelda might have enjoyed watching a badger slowly drown, but if the young acolyte died before he'd completed the task set him, then all Skelda's carefully laid plans would fall apart

    25. Would she drown when she tried to swim through, as Darkburst had done? Or perhaps stumble across his bloated body floating in the water?

    26. Far better that you drown right there, it'll save us a lot of trouble

    27. He injected her with just enough drugs to be thrown into the swimming pool to drown

    28. Butter! She piled on pats of the golden treasure and poured enough syrup to drown any protests from her conscience

    29. and what happens? You fall in a ditch and almost drown! You

    30. It also grew until it seemed about to drown the world in the agony of shared loss, but then, it too, was gone

    31. I will kill a thousand and drown the streets in blood and I will kill and kill until they cut me down

    32. Mostly to drown out the cold feeling Ryato’s gaze was giving her

    33. Many people get caught and some drown before the lifeguards can get to them

    34. Her singing voice sounded like someone was attempting to drown a pillow case full of kittens

    35. One could drown in this uncertain brew

    36. and drown us in his tears

    37. But they'll never be able to do it--never! They might as well try to drown a fish

    38. 7 Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it; If a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it

    39. Some had headphones on, possibly to drown out the melancholy singer with the trembling voice whose CD was currently playing

    40. “In the meantime, see if you can stop acting like you’re trying to drown your guilt

    41. All of her aloneness washed over her in waves, dragging her heart out bit by bit to drown in the deep

    42. Or the mania about witches when the accused could be proved innocent only if she did not drown when thrown into a pond

    43. Tries to drown a fish in waters

    44. What's more, some of the sunsets following the eruption were such a blazing red that people actually called on firemen to drown the optical illusion

    45. His deep black eyes were like tar lakes that could easily draw you in and drown you

    46. Seconds later, violent bursts of gunfire fill every lane in the maze city and drown out the coordinated State-is-great chorus

    47. I started speaking louder to drown the soft singing

    48. “Don’t be scared, you won’t drown

    49. the window at a sky that was still light enough to drown all but two or three stars

    50. It is easy to drown in that

    1. The waters rose above the chimney and the man drowned and went to heaven where he met God

    2. But the bottles were full of tears and the hookers had drowned

    3. The waters rose above the chimney and the man was drowned and went to heaven where he met God

    4. A drowned rat, he thought, a drowned rodent waiting out the

    5. The words invaded his brain and drowned out his own thoughts

    6. It was like a waterfall and pumping blood and a drumbeat all at the same time and it drowned her out completely in a few seconds

    7. A drowned rat, he thought, a drowned rodent waiting out the flood in his shabby little nest, and yet he felt a certain thrill at the sight of this weedy little specimen, as though they were joined by an invisible umbilical cord

    8. Alan himself might have drowned in that water

    9. The son was drowned in the family pool

    10. Their passion was loud, and not drowned out by the rushing water

    11. For centuries those vicious teeth have ripped apart hundreds of ships and drowned over a thousand people

    12. The great politician was drowned out in a storm of derision, with shouts and cat-calls ringing out everywhere

    13. The wind was howling again for all the drowned sailors, overturning chairs and tables, clattering things that clattered

    14. As they uttered the very first word of the ceremony the most horrendous wailing drowned out their massed voices and the air was filled with the thud and boom of bass notes and percussion

    15. ” but the clucking of the chickens drowned her out

    16. word of the ceremony the most horrendous wailing drowned out

    17. drowned in that lake than have to face the crowd and especially the guy who saved

    18. nearly drowned by the sound of the wind in their ears

    19. anything, their shouts and cries being drowned out by the wind and

    20. The speakers drowned his name

    21. The dazzling play of light on the water that has drowned his memories reminds him how Rezarta used to smile

    22. She wished she could hear the conversation, but even this close it was drowned out by the chernockas

    23. drowned in the process

    24. babbling was drowned out by another voice, a voice that John Smith hadn’t heard

    25. The large band drowned out almost everything, said at the table

    26. In all great towns, several are every night exposed in the street, or drowned like puppies in the water

    27. trapped and drowned in the pier excavations when the

    28. "Then for many years the nice place I'd fixed up for us went downhill as I drowned my sorrows over losing you

    29. ‘He drowned trying to save a child

    30. ’ - then his voice was drowned out by the din

    31. But then I eared, perhaps he might have drowned

    32. Just pick out whatever flies have drowned in it

    33. both had drowned in one another’s eyes

    34. Father said they were the rising souls of drowned sailors, eager to help their brethren in a time of peril

    35. All too soon it was over when the floodgates opened and drowned them in wave after wave of ecstasy

    36. She would have drowned if Andrastus hadn’t leaped into the sea to save her

    37. Bold talk of war and business and wine and song drowned out the pained grunts and sneezes and coughs of the beggarly class

    38. But I now had experience at not being drowned, and

    39. I wondered if my life would flash before me as people said it did when you drowned when all of a sudden I felt a yank on my pack and my head cleared the surface leaving me coughing and spluttering

    40. “Herod was so jealous, suspicious and afraid for his position and power, he had his brother-in-law, Ariostobulus drowned

    41. We had heard of at least one person who was suffering horribly from the disease who had gone to the latrines by himself sat on the pole slipped of into the trench and drowned in shit because he was to weak to get out

    42. have to train all of you idiots!” the rustling of blankets almost drowned out his last few words as he

    43. He was a large hairy fellow and the beer matted the hair on his body and made him look like a drowned ape

    44. At least it drowned most of the fleas

    45. There had been six kittens, but one drowned in that old woodpile

    46. The roar of motorbikes drowned her words as Christian Lake and Alf turned up, (Eileen had called them) Christian to defend Mrs

    47. I can tell you that besides a suicide by carbon monoxide, nothing smells as badly as a drowned body

    48. Sunset was first heralded by the Cuban bugler, but his puny notes were soon drowned by the harmonious burst of trumpets, as the beautiful “retreat” of the American army was sounded by the various regiments encamped at Sevilla, about a mile behind

    49. There was a murmur of hoarse commands, bugle-calls rang out, while the roar of artillery, incessant crash of rifles and bursting shells, drowned the imprecations of the soldiers and the agonised cries of the wounded

    50. It nearly drowned a group of very senior officers watching our practice before lunch at the generals club

    1. This usually involved fear and bullets and drowning and fire

    2. of his drowning, sure in the fact

    3. I am drowning in the deep waters of her presence,

    4. Our procession toured the narrow passageways before we laid the coffin, drowning in flowers, amongst the yellow-headed parsley in the valley

    5. There is no need to make more by drowning in a present situation

    6. She pretended to be annoyed and I asked her what he'd said but by then he was drowning our conversation and already out of control

    7. (Two years ago my son witnessed the drowning of a

    8. Every time that he watches the damned thing crawl through the seconds he gets that drowning feeling again

    9. Billy is working on the postage stamp-sized lawn, the electric mower he is operating drowning out any sound Chrissie might have made

    10. The beauty of the night lifted his spirits, drowning out the guilt he felt at abandoning Chrissie

    11. He saved Johnny from drowning in the lake and he put back the

    12. drowning when he was 4

    13. Across the pond the mournful, monotonous, chugging of Plowie's chippongga escaped from the 'Bit, the calls of patrons near the door almost drowning it out

    14. John walked over to his CD player and turned up the volume, drowning out

    15. had the machinery to do it justice! Drowning out all but

    16. Flying too close to the sun, the wax holding together his wings melted from the heat and he fell to his death, drowning in the sea

    17. never been a witness to drowning

    18. Your Order proved their superiority by drowning us in oceans of blood

    19. The roaring of the flames almost drowning out the screams of the women and children trapped inside

    20. Another scent wafted from Solo Ki's direction almost drowning out all other smells

    21. of alligators to save a drowning friend

    22. It felt like drowning many times, The Maiden’s Odyssey

    23. at this moment, drowning out her answer

    24. That he must be a good swimmer, so he can rescue drowning crewmen

    25. The men in the boats just in front of us I could see were being told to jump into the water and wade ashore a lot of them obeyed and dropped over the sides but the water was too deep and the weight of their kit dragged them down drowning them

    26. “The thing is Billy Boy that her lungs are failing and in a while she wont be able to breath it’s a bit like consumption her lungs are filing with fluid and she is literally drowning

    27. Historians tell us that it took poison, stabbing, shooting, and finally, drowning to dispose of him

    28. It felt like drowning, each breath burned within him, his chest tight and suffocating

    29. felt himself floundering in the midst of it all, drowning in the cacophony of sound that filled the

    30. Helpless and in the dark, drowning in the chaos that now submerged him, he stood there,

    31. voices and the sound of instrumentation was thick in the air, drowning out the monotonous beep

    32. Again and again was the yell repeated, drowning the loud tones of the band, which were re-echoing beneath the vaulted entrance to the Castle as the troops filed through into the courtyard

    33. A friend of mine said drowning was the easiest way to die, but he didn‘t have any experience

    34. Reese would leave her … she felt her world close in on her, drowning her …

    35. They'll use it to destroy us!" Shouting even louder now above the moans of the hysterical crowd Grindel's voice boomed out, drowning even the most boisterous cries

    36. Presque, influenced by this thing, was drowning in a wave of horrid self-pity and soul-sucking-trash

    37. He was drowning

    38. Maybe it was the result of his nearly drowning in the mud? No that didn't make any sense at all– his coat hadn't changed colour on his other brushes with death

    39. "From a badger drowning in the marsh, Preceptor

    40. This was worth the effort! He had little fear of drowning, and few thoughts of the lonely little apartment he called home

    41. "Have your boots gone out yet?" I was answered by a long, bubbling, cough and suddenly realised I might be drowning the poor old bugger

    42. The photos showed beatings, death threats, threats with guard dogs, sexual humiliation, prolonged stress positions, sensory deprivation, sleep deprivation, smearing prisoners with feces and urine, simulated drowning, and disorientation using loud sounds

    43. Instead, I got the mixing bowl that Lisette had bought to make cookies, and I filled it with a third of the box, drowning it in milk

    44. They’re drowning, but he has no arms and can’t help them

    45. Sam, the dog who wouldn’t drink out of his water bowl, remembered almost drowning

    46. A simple house fire, or perhaps a drowning, as they were so near the sea

    47. He was having an affair with Vanessa MacGyver and decided to end it by drowning the MacGyver woman in her bathroom sink

    48. However, when he encountered him at the downstairs bar a week earlier, George, woefully depressed over the breakup of his marriage, and drowning his miseries in bourbon, was in no mood to gamble, and far less to listen

    49. Amonas then braced Hilderich from under his armpits with both arms trying not to cause him any more pain, and dragged him over to the large trunk of a tree propping him up against it so he could breathe without fear of drowning in his own blood

    50. And I could not breath, I was spasming and choking on bile, and my mind was ten thousand shards of glass, all grinding and refracting, and my memories were all there at once, drowning me, I could not breathe, I choked and choked and could not see, my mind my mind it was too much, a billion colors refracting and I could not see or think or breathe, and then my master was pulling out like a long filthy rope pulling from my stomach and stretching my nostrils and slimed up up up

    1. I push on the on-button and the buzzing sound of the computer drowns out that of the tubes

    2. The splashing and panicking of Explode and Tripwire drowns his screams out

    3. As the rain pounds and drowns

    4. Why not play a CD of punk or rap and leave it on, making sure that it drowns out what is being offered you by the business

    5. running water also drowns out the noise caused by kids and

    6. Massive hemorrhage results in seconds and the victim drowns in their own blood when it gets into the lungs

    7. Thankfully the sound of the dilapidated shopping carts being pushed around by overweight freaks in velour sweat pants drowns out most of the racket

    8. blow-out of emotion drowns me in the lake-of-sorrow

    9. plause that drowns our mumbled objections

    10. If wishing is all, what apathy – energy the Play-Doh of the metaphysical speculation, a sea-beached god twiddling counterfactuals for the bemusement of their indifference listlessly flipping probabilities, a mindless fusion of what if's, without adventuring upon any of the steps the stone is burdened with, that drowns the coin's refugees in wells without escape

    11. the cooling mist which drowns

    12. If I'm more than a couple of feet away from him, the storm drowns out everything he says

    13. amorphous river that drowns some of its victims while makes

    14. Sure enough, his wings melt, and Icarus plummets into the sea and drowns

    15. Hark! How the heavenly anthem drowns

    16. He tries to speak, but the chanting drowns it out

    17. Here lies the water; good: here stands the man; good; if the man go to this water, and drown himself, it is, will he, nill he, he goes,--mark you that; but if the water come to him and drown him, he drowns not himself: argal, he that is not guilty of his own death shortens not his own life

    18. The lurid headline in the New York Daily News the next day read, “Teddy Escapes, Blonde Drowns

    19. I want to leap up on the rail and cheer her choice to pull the plug before the bathwater drowns her

    20. The note of banishment, banishment from the heart, banishment from home, sounds uninterruptedly from The Two Gentlemen of Verona onward till Prospero breaks his staff, buries it certain fathoms in the earth and drowns his book

    21. Werner opens his mouth but closes it again; he drowns; he shuts his eyes, his mind

    22. "I am he that buries his friends alive and drowns them and draws them alive

    23. How, therefore, could I not excuse my own Treachery ’gainst Lady Bellars now that I bore this Child ’neath my Breast? The Call of Life is stronger than the Call of Custom; the Howl of an Infant drowns out the husht Voice of Piety and the low Murmur of filial Duty

    24. And that’s a lucky thing, because Zia’s voice drowns out the stomping of my footpads as I charge toward Pioneer 6A from behind

    25. I call for help but the wind drowns my cries

    26. Attempting to emulate the ideas of Kipling, the style of Maugham, the wit of Waugh, he drowns somewhere in mid-Atlantic

    27. Someone picks up a string, someone else ties a knot in it, a third one adds a bow, and by morn you've got a rug on the floor, a drape at the window, a harp-thread tapestry singing on the wall, all starting from that string! The Church puts her on her knees, the weather drowns her, politics all but buries her

    28. When I find one that's going to die when a tree falls on him, or one that drowns in a tar pit, I note the exact hour, minute, and second

    29. When I find one that’s going to die when a tree falls on him, or one that drowns in a tar pit, I note the exact hour, minute, and second

    30. As we pluck out the shafts, stand aside! here's the battering-ram, Capricornus, or the Goat; full tilt, he comes rushing, and headlong we are tossed; when Aquarius, or the Water-bearer, pours out his whole deluge and drowns us; and to wind up with Pisces, or the Fishes, we sleep

    31. All make for saloons and restaurants, the revenue from which goes to the government, and they abandon themselves to intoxication, which drowns in them the percepted consciousness of the illegality of what is being done to them

    32. The play-writers give us an architect who, for some reason, has not fulfilled his former high intentions, and who consequently climbs on to the roof of a house he has erected, and tumbles down head foremost; or an incomprehensible old woman (who exterminates rats), and who, for an unintelligible reason, takes a poetic child to the sea, and there drowns him; or some blind men who, sitting on the seashore, for some reason always repeat one and the same thing; or a bell of some kind, which flies into a lake, and there rings

    33. A sinking man who clutches at another and drowns him; or a hungry mother exhausted by feeding her baby, who steals some food; or a man trained to discipline who on duty at the word of command kills a defenseless man—seem less guilty, that is, less free and more subject to the law of necessity, to one who knows the circumstances in which these people were placed, and more free to one who does not know that the man was himself drowning, that the mother was hungry, that the soldier was in the ranks, and so on

    34. And coughing drowns the parson's saw,

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    Synonyms for "drown"

    drown overwhelm submerge swim immerse dip plunge sink baptise baptize flood inundate swamp engulf overflow suffocate under water asphyxiate

    "drown" definitions

    cover completely or make imperceptible

    get rid of as if by submerging

    die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating

    kill by submerging in water

    be covered with or submerged in a liquid

    be in danger of dying from submersion in a liquid and asphyxiation