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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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A four-year-old Arab girl drowns in a swimming pool in a resort in Ras Al Khaimah.
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And besides, AAP argues, there is no research to prove that swimming lessons for children so young make them less likely to drown.
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For every child who drowns in a pool tragedy, as many as 10 or more survive accidental falls because they have taken swim lessons.
In more cases than not, an individual who falls from a boat and drowns is recorded as a boating fatality.
The guy that ends up in the water is usually the one who failed to wear his jacket and so he drowns.