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droop

(droop)
The sagging of an organ or tissue; ptosis.
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But nurses at A&E at Sandwell Hospital told the inquest Mr Leach, a handyman who also played poker professionally, was able to move his arms and legs, and showed no sign of facial drooping.
Mr Sharpe said: "At first I thought she maybe had too much to drink but then I saw her face was drooping, I think on the left-hand side.
All too soon her magic fades, with flowers drooping heads She flees to let winter come, the master of discontent Farewell her gentle passing goes with birds that have fled Goodbye sweet maid, now your time is spent
Our power check was good, and we weren't drooping, but the engines were near their upper torque limit in a high hover.
Last Wednesday, the crew conducted a successful space walk to remove the drooping insulation, gently tugging it free.
But now it's the end of an era, with West Bromwich Albion's fabled fanzine, Grorty Dick, deflated, drooping and looking decidedly limp.
The dented, outmoded, and oversized luxury vehicle in Covered Car--Missouri Street, 2001, faces the elements under a cover resembling a tattered shroud with ripped tendrils drooping to the asphalt.
Yellowing or drooping leaves are another sign they've come to call.
Lower branches are pendulous or drooping downward, middle branches stick out horizontally, and upper ones are quite upright.
Furthermore, ancillary techniques of plastic surgery to aid in protecting the affected eye and/or in improving a drooping eyebrow, etc.
There's much to admire in Varone's fine, imaginative rendering of a simple tale; never resorting to gimmicks, he understands the intimacy that the flick of a hand or the back of a drooping head communicates.
Then white umbels of pignuts contrast with the drooping honey-scented cream plumes of meadowsweet.