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drown

 
 
pronunciation:
draUn
phrases:
drown out
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part of speech: verb
inflections: drowns, drowning, drowned
definition 1: to die from lack of air as the result of being under water.
A rat can swim for days before it will drown.
definition 2: to kill by drowning.
My sister drowned a spider by putting it in a glass of water.
phrase: drown out
derivation: drowner (n.)
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