Learn a word - DRIZZLE
- 15th November 2002
Our word is DRIZZLE.
Pronounced as "dree zle".
Meaning = Fine rain that is not heavy.
Example - I am not afraid of drizzles. In fact, I enjoy
walking under it and when I reach home, I shall
immediately take a bath. It is so refreshing.
Example - His health is so fragile that even a slight
drizzle would land him with a cold.
(It means that he is so weak that even a slight
drizzle would make him fall sick.)
Instead of saying " would land him with a cold, we may
also say "would knock him down with a cold".
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- Another meaning of drizzle is to lightly pour something over something else.
*She drizzled maple syrup over her pancakes.
*The chef slowly drizzled rum over the buttery German Christmas
bread-cake known as Stollen.
*The child drizzled water paints over the clean carpet while her mother
was busy in the kitchen.
*Carefully drizzle the melted chocolate over the finished cakes.