DRAWL's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of drawl
Definition:
n. speaking with slow and lingering utterance, from laziness, lack of spirit; lengthened, slow monotonous utterance
Example:
Suppose you ask a guy where he's from and with a deep southern drawl he tell you he's from New York.
Sentence in Classic:
Its drawl was an echo of the quays of Dublin given back by a bleak decaying seaport, its energy an echo of the sacred eloquence of Dublin given back flatly by a Wicklow pulpit.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
He looked as calm as though he were discussing the weather, and his smooth drawl fell on her ears with no particular emphasis.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
His impersonal courtesy toward her that had begun during her convalescence continued and he did not fling softly drawled barbs at her or sting her with sarcasm.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
From the foul laneways he heard bursts of hoarse riot and wrangling and the drawling of drunken singers.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Moving from group to group, drawling in their soft voices, they were as handsome as blooded stallions and as dangerous.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
She opened one that had obviously been often turned over, and read a portion in the drawling tone of a beginner; then laughed, and threw it from her.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context