drip


drip
01. The tap is [dripping]. I think it needs to be fixed.
02. Blood was [dripping] from a cut on his forehead.
03. The candles are [dripping] wax on the carpet.
04. The sweat from his forehead was [dripping] into his eyes by the end of the game.
05. There is a large [drip] of paint on the floor.
06. The snow was melting, and water [dripped] from the trees.
07. Jackson Pollock created his most celebrated pictures by [dripping] paint from the end of a stick or brush onto a canvas spread on the floor.
08. Make sure you spread newspaper on the floor to catch any [drips] of paint.
09. Her voice was [dripping] with anger and hostility.
10. Water was [dripping] from his nose as he stood waiting in the rain.
11. A [dripping] hot water faucet wastes about 40 kilowatt-hours of electricity each month, enough to run a color television 8 hours a day for the entire month.
12. Candles burn more slowly, and [drip] less if they are placed in the freezer for an hour before using.
13. A Peruvian proverb notes that the continuous [drip] polishes the stone.
14. In order to see if chemicals are safe for human use, they are often tested by [dripping] them into a rabbit's eye, and then watching to see what happens.

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