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drown

(droun)
v. drowned, drowning, drowns
v.tr.
1. To kill by submerging and suffocating in water or another liquid.
2. To drench thoroughly or cover with or as if with a liquid.
3. To deaden one's awareness of; blot out: people who drowned their troubles in drink.
4. To muffle or mask (a sound) by a louder sound: screams that were drowned out by the passing train.
v.intr.
To die by suffocating in water or another liquid.
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ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Two brothers who went swimming in ystanbul's Saryyer district drowned while two were saved from drowning at the last minute.
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BASRA/ Aswat al-Iraq: Iraqi Ports Administration announced here that 35 Turkish technicians and 8 Indian divers arrived to lift up a big trade vessel that was drowned in 1980 along Fao coastal area.