DRAWL in a Sentence

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drawl
 n.  speaking with slow and lingering utterance, from laziness, lack of spirit; lengthened, slow monotonous utterance
Classic Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  "Well, when she gets married, I mean," his wife's drawl came from behind him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
2  His voice was oddly pleasant to the ear, the well-modulated voice of a gentleman, resonant and overlaid with the flat slow drawl of the Charlestonian.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  His drawl was caressing and his hands slid up her bare arms, warm strong hands.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
4  He went on talking quietly and as his drawl fell pleasantly on her ears, some of the color faded from her down-tucked face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
5  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
6  "As choice a collection of mules in horse harness as you could group together," said Rhett, his voice going into a soft drawl.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
7  His voice still held a remnant of its wonted cool drawl but beneath the words she could feel violence fighting its way to the surface, violence as cruel as the crack of a whip.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
8  The tilt of his head was full of character; his drawl was admirably vicious.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
9  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
Get Context   In Chapter 5
10  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
11  "I'd like to learn it," replied his companion, a hint of buried laughter in his flat drawling voice.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
12  She was helpless before his calm smile and his drawling remarks, for she had never before met anyone who was so completely impregnable.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
13  "Good evening," he said, in his drawling voice, as he removed his hat with a sweeping gesture.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
14  His drawling voice gibed in her ears.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
15  She wondered incuriously who it was and, when a man's voice, resonant and drawling, rose above Pitty's funereal whispering, she knew.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
Example Sentence:
1  She spoke with soft Southern drawl.
2  She spoke in a slow southern drawl.
3  Suppose you ask a guy where he's from and with a deep southern drawl he tell you he's from New York.
4  The old woman was drawling on and on.